From gold rush ghost town to migratory delta

...with coded wire.That afternoon, with the help both of Cal's GPS and their directions, we found our way to Fowler Hot Springs...Hotsprings. We'd never have found them if Cal hadn't marked the GPS points.We surprised a curious brown bear on the banks above...
Run like a child

...likely understand it in a much more pure and childlike way than those of us that are immersed in the adult running culture of GPS, interval workouts, race results, gait analysis, midsole EVA, and so on. There is reason for, and value in, many of these...
Engineer was obsessed with trains as teen

...of posts under the handle "bwb6df" lamented that railroads hadn't been fast enough to adopt "positive train control," GPS-guided technology that can prevent trains from going over the speed limit."They have had nearly a hundred years of opportunity...
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'Hard decision' on Hinckley's freedom

...want more stringent conditions, including requiring Hinckley to create a weekly itinerary saying where he will go and putting a GPS tracking device on the car he uses. They also want Hinckley to start wearing a monitoring bracelet on his ankle, a condition...
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Spring safely into Summer

...charged and/or spare batteries. I often use an App on my phone called Topo Maps. There are also numerous wrist or handheld GPS devices which work well for navigation. I don't recommend ever putting yourself in a situation where you are completely reliant...
Climber 1st to solo summit Mount McKinley in January

...his support team said Monday, citing a GPS tracking device.Lonnie Dupre, of Grand...All OK, Doing Well," through a SPOT GPS messenger device that showed it was sent...doesn't require proof, but that Dupre's GPS device appeared to be working properly and...
Poor advice from GPS unit leads man into harbor

ANCHORAGE- Poor advice from a car's GPS unit led a man to drive off the ferry in Whittier and straight...Lower 48. He drove off the ferry but after about 400 feet, the GPS unit in the man's car told him to make a hard right turn.Whittier...
Congress passes FAA bill that speeds switch to GPS

...nation's switch from radar to an air traffic control system based on GPS technology, and to open U.S. skies to unmanned drone flights...busiest airports so planes can land using the more-precise GPS navigation.Instead of time-consuming, fuel-burning, stair-step...
ADOT&PF launches 511 traveler information app

...are traveling.The Alaska 511 app offers the following features:? A zoom and scroll enabled color-coded map that uses GPS technology to display traffic, construction, detours and weather events based on user location.? Real-time images from...
Off the Beaten Path: In the shadow of Vitus Bering, part II

...rose out of the West Nunatak Glacier. At first we were confused and wondered if we were in the wrong place. I pulled out my GPS and verified our location. The glacier appeared to have sunk more than 600 feet since the map had been made, revealing the...


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