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#11937902 - 11/16/16 09:05 PM viewing lakes before creation?
Nathan_Flovin Offline
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Registered: 04/16/16
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Loc: Plano, Texas
How can i look at lakes before they were made? I want to be able to view lakes before they were made so i can see the structure and type of land there was before they were there. Ive tried google earth but it only goes to 1995 and the lakes are still there. any sugestions?
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#11937911 - 11/16/16 09:13 PM Re: viewing lakes before creation? [Re: Nathan_Flovin]
eggs'isled Offline
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Registered: 07/10/09
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Go to the US Geological department, they have surveys prior to inundating the land... It'll cost ya a few bucks...

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#11937983 - 11/16/16 10:13 PM Re: viewing lakes before creation? [Re: Nathan_Flovin]
Donald Harper Offline
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Registered: 01/25/08
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I would start here and give them a call to see what they have on file. The web-site is not showing what you are asking for; but they will be able to tell you who to go to for the maps before the lakes you are interested in were built.

http://www.texasmapstore.com/Texas_Geolo...w6m7RoCDbTw_wcB
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#11938016 - 11/16/16 11:12 PM Re: viewing lakes before creation? [Re: Nathan_Flovin]
ryand75 Offline
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Registered: 06/27/11
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Loc: garland,texas,USA
This shows aerials photos back to the 50's i believe and Topo maps back to the 30's

http://www.historicaerials.com/aerials.php?op=home

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#11938133 - 11/17/16 06:49 AM Re: viewing lakes before creation? [Re: Nathan_Flovin]
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#11938203 - 11/17/16 07:44 AM Re: viewing lakes before creation? [Re: Nathan_Flovin]
collincountytx Offline
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Caltopo.com is another good one for this.
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#11938253 - 11/17/16 08:16 AM Re: viewing lakes before creation? [Re: Nathan_Flovin]
B Lee Offline
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Registered: 02/23/11
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Loc: Tolar, Texas
Hell's Gate at PK

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#11938811 - 11/17/16 02:08 PM Re: viewing lakes before creation? [Re: B Lee]
RedSkeeter Offline
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Originally Posted By: B Lee
Hell's Gate at PK

That is such a cool picture...
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#11938881 - 11/17/16 02:51 PM Re: viewing lakes before creation? [Re: RedSkeeter]
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Originally Posted By: RedSkeeter
Originally Posted By: B Lee
Hell's Gate at PK

That is such a cool picture...


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#11939049 - 11/17/16 04:34 PM Re: viewing lakes before creation? [Re: B Lee]
GIG'EM AGGIES Offline
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Originally Posted By: B Lee
Hell's Gate at PK


Awesome, where/how did you get that ?
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#11939610 - 11/17/16 09:26 PM Re: viewing lakes before creation? [Re: Nathan_Flovin]
BigBassB Offline
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Registered: 01/18/16
Posts: 245
Loc: Van Alstyne
That is super cool!
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