how to find mountains names on a photo

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how to find mountains names on a photo

by Gabriele Roth » Tue Jan 11, 2011 1:46 pm

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names have been found using this site
thanks to Tiziana who pointed out it

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Re: how to find mountains names on a photo

by dmiki » Tue Jan 11, 2011 4:26 pm

Cool. I found it a bit slow. Pity the underlying map has little data for Nepal.

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Re: how to find mountains names on a photo

by rgg » Tue Mar 01, 2011 11:29 pm

I've been using it for a while now, both to determine which peaks are in some of my pictures and to find out where exactly I was when I took them.

Today, I spent a long time figuring out some of the distant peaks on this picture: Image

I learned that the hardest trick is to find the location (and in this case I had to adjust the altitude that Google maps thinks belongs to that location) and the direction, using trial and error, generating lots of pano's. That can take a while indeed, but with the results it delivers, I can live with that! Fortunately, after that it's easy. Just make the size of the photo match that of the generated panorama and look real close.

Thanks for pointing it out, it's a great site!

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Re: how to find mountains names on a photo

by dangerden » Fri Apr 06, 2018 7:21 pm

Does anybody know why moderators keep others from mentioning alternative contemporary tools?

My post was blocked when I mentioned another free website which is fresh and has some advantages.

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Re: how to find mountains names on a photo

by rgg » Fri Apr 06, 2018 8:01 pm

Hi Denis,

I'm the one that disapproved your post because I thought the app you mentioned was not free. If it is, I apologize, if you post it again I'll approve it this time. Just mention that it's a free app to avoid confusion (and to make sure other moderators don't think it's commercial and disapprove your post again).

Cheers, Rob


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