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Old 10-11-2007, 04:46 PM   #1
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Default Lake Couchiching, on Google Earth !

http://www.lightfoot.ca/couchich.htm
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Old 10-11-2007, 04:51 PM   #2
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Yonge Street !
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Old 10-11-2007, 05:00 PM   #3
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Somewhere U.S.A. !
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Old 10-11-2007, 05:53 PM   #4
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Great! Next on the search list is 'Whitefish Point' (Bay).
Here is Massey Hall & Yonge St. in Toronto

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Old 10-11-2007, 09:19 PM   #5
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Whitefish Point !
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Old 10-11-2007, 09:55 PM   #6
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Chicago !
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Old 10-11-2007, 09:56 PM   #7
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How about Cape Horn, Yuri ?
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Old 10-11-2007, 11:07 PM   #8
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Cape Horn. What a great learning too. A Gordon Lightfoot Geography lesson.

GORDOGRAPHY!!

Two different views.

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Old 10-12-2007, 07:30 AM   #9
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oh lordy I've spent many an hour doing this...endlessly fascinating and a whole lot of fun...individual addresses are fun to look for as well..I never knew what my own house/yard/neighbourhood/town looked like from above!
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Old 10-12-2007, 08:19 AM   #10
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this list should keep folks busy googlearthing - Gord Geography from Wayne's site:

Echoes Of The Heroes - Marne, Somme, Normandy, Ypres, Verdun
Adios, Adios - Michocan, Mexico
Daisy Doo - Texas
Crossroads - Quebec
Canadian Railroad Trilogy - St. Lawrence (River), Gaspe, Rockies
Go Go Round - Michigan
Black Day In July - Motor City
Mountains And Maryann - Saskatchewan
Long Thin Dawn - Omaha, Edmonton, Vancouver, St. Paul, Windsor, 'Frisco, Montreal, Denver, Winnipeg
Cold Hands From New York - New York, Albany
Ballad Of The Yarmouth Castle - Miami, Nassau, Biscayne Bay, Bahama
The Doomsday Song - Lake Erie, 'Frisco, Cuba
Ten Degrees And Getting Colder - Boulder Dam, Milwaukee, Arizona
Miguel - St. Augustine, Mexico
Nous Vivons Ensemble - Plains Of Abraham
Cabaret - California, Oregon, Ontario, Reno, Mendecino
Christian Island - Christian Island
Alberta Bound - Alberta, Toronto, Rocky Mountains
Ode To Big Blue - Pacific, Arctic Circle, Greenland
Hiway Songs - New York
Nitro Joe - Mexico
Somewhere USA - USA
Carefree Highway - Carefree (Arizona)
In My Time - Hollywood
Cherokee Bend - Kentucky
The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald - Wisconsin, Cleveland, Whitefish Bay, Detroit, Lakes Huron, Superior, Michigan, Erie and Ontario
I'd Do It Again - Niagara Falls
Protocol - France, Germany, Saigon, Wounded Knee
Spanish Moss - Savannah, Georgia
Sweet Guinevere - Pittsburgh
Ghosts Of Cape Horn - Cape Horn, Devon, Southampton, Penzance, Kinsale
On The High Seas - Michigan, Lake Of The Woods, Montreal, Toronto, Reno,, Rome, Hornepayne, South Bend
Two Crazy Kids - Vancouver, Kalamazoo
Canary Yellow Canoe - East Main, Coppermine, Back, Rupert, George, Ross,Yellowknife, Assinaboine, Dumoine, Peace Rivers,Chibougamau, Churchill, Resolute
Triangle - Dover, Bahama, Bermuda
Morning Glory - Biscayne Bay
Let It Ride - Detroit, Windsor, London, Montreal, St. Louis, Missuori, Shanghai, Rangoon
Ecstacy Made Easy - Perth (Australia)
Lifeline - Baltimore
Waiting For You - North America
Couchiching - Lake Couchiching, Lake Simcoe, Orillia
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Old 10-12-2007, 09:21 AM   #11
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Yikes! What have we started here? GORDOGRAPHY run amok. (I think Wayne had too much time on his hands)
All those with Google Earth loaded - wait till I start handing out homework assignments Thanks jj!
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Old 10-12-2007, 09:51 AM   #12
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238 Harvey Street in Orillia, Gord's Childhood home.

"when I walk the hills so high, around the town where I was born"

The further you get away from the big cities, the let resolution Google loads, hence the poor quality of the satellite image.
Check out the map for 'Couchiching Beach Park' and 'Lightfoot Trail'.

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http://webhome.idirect.com/~brown/uhthoff.htm Lightfoot Trail

http://www.scenicorillia.com/orillia...loffame10.html Orillia Opera House

http://www.orilliatoday.com/orilliatoday/article/40131 Gord's Church

http://video.aol.com/video-detail/to...oot/1770589141 Couchiching You-Tube Video

http://leslietownphotos.blogspot.com...k-orillia.html Couchiching Park Blog

and two other non-Orillia links I hadn't seen before

http://www.railfame.ca/sec_ind/recog...LightfootG.asp Canadian Railway Hall of Fame

http://www.barbershop.org/web/groups...id_057853.hcsp Barbershop.org
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Old 10-12-2007, 09:55 AM   #13
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You forgot Tennessee from " On Susan's Floor"!
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Old 10-12-2007, 08:39 PM   #14
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This isn't google earth...it's a weather.com map. I found this critter swimming in Platte Lake. Whaddisit????
http://www.weather.com/weather/map/i...MapLayer=radar
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Old 10-12-2007, 08:40 PM   #15
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Well, that didn't work...sorry. Let me try again.http://www.weather.com/weather/map/i...MapLayer=radar

For some reason it won't copy the whole address. Oh,well. If you want to look...use this link and look at the lake just to the left of the +. Keep enlarging it as large as it will go. In the rigth hand lower corner (Southeast) of the lake there is something swimming.

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Old 10-15-2007, 07:17 AM   #16
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You forgot Tennessee from " On Susan's Floor"!
I think Wayne's list only includes songs which Gord wrote, so yeah, could be many more if include all his recordings - but thanks for putting that tune in my head, a fave
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238 Harvey Street in Orillia, Gord's Childhood home.

The further you get away from the big cities, the let resolution Google loads, hence the poor quality of the satellite image.
true Yuri, I hope that changes as/if they develop the tool, it's always frustrated me a bit
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Old 10-18-2007, 12:43 PM   #18
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Carefree Highway, Arizona...
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