Wow!!! That's a nice Xmas present out of the blue.
What a fantastic site.
I looked at the suggested site Mons Graupius at Quarrelwood hill
which is a problem as the modern hill is completely wooded and it's
impossible to see anything from anywhere on the hill.
It confirms the hill top has excellent views (although there is a knoll
It clearly shows the plain to the south.
However, whilst there are good views to the east, I'm surprises at the
lack of visibility of the Spey.
So, very helpful!
On 15/12/2014 07:35, Peter Laurie wrote:
> Try www.heywhatsthat.com It has a mode that shows you the visible
> horizon from any given spot. You can also get ground profiles between
> spot A and spot B.
> Very interesting software and easy to use.
> Peter Laurie
>> Hi Mike
>> I have just downloaded all this from OS from their website and currently
>> getting to grips with QGIS. Its probably easy once one knows how but
>> at the
>> moment proving the complete opposite for me. Any I'm not your man,
>> but a I
>> say all the relevant data is available at no charge from OS.
>> Sorry I can't be of more help
>> Tim Lazenby
>> On Sat, Aug 30, 2014 at 10:03 AM, Michael <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> According to Tacitus' account, the Romans at the Battle of Mons
>>> were in view of the sea.
>>> With modern software and a complete dataset of land surface heights
>>> am I
>>> right to think that it would be relatively easy to produce a map
>>> areas that can see the sea?
>>> If so, does anyone know of such a map?
>>> Alternatively, can I do this with QGIS - and if so can anyone
>>> explain how
>>> I can do this with OS data?
>>> Or is there any kind hearted person with access to the appropriate data
>>> and software who could produce me a map for the coast of NE Scotland
>>> NE of a line from Inverness to Montrose)