Using MapPoint to Learn More About Today's Disasters
MP2K staff prepared several screenshots to highlight
some key locations where the terrorist actions took
place on Sept. 11, 2001.
The locations where the hijacked planes struck buildings
leading to the loss of an uncounted number of lives:
Another plane crashed in Shanksville, south of Johnstown,
PA. It has been speculated that the intended target was
Camp David on the Catoctin Mountain.
Explosions were reported in Kabul, Afghanistan, leading
to speculation that America was retaliating. Early
reports, however, suggest it is local fighting.
Visit the GIS Community's Response to post your own maps and ideas for conveying spatial/geographic elements about this ongoing tragedy.
SPOT image press release, thanks to Directions Magazine.
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