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ST John Beach Locations in Google Earth

Postby sherban » Tue Nov 27, 2007 10:52 pm

Would some of you please take a look at my collection of Beach locations for Google Earth in the attached link and let me know if you see any errors? Would really appreciate it.
This collection will be available for folks around the Globe using GE... :idea:
Thanks!

I made updates and re-posted based on Steve's 11/29 comments, thanks Steve

http://bbs.keyhole.com/ubb/showflat.php ... /0#1061414
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locations ok?

Postby sherban » Wed Nov 28, 2007 7:09 pm

The Beaches I've mapped include- Salomon, Honeymoon, Hawksnest, Maho, Cinnamon, Watermelon, Trunk, Gibney, Vies (private), Drunk, Salt Pond. I was hoping a few people could just look at them and tell me if I got the locations correct. Once they are verified we can refer any/all people to the web link to locate these beaches easily!
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Postby Steve S » Thu Nov 29, 2007 11:10 am

Sherban:

You have Gibney and Caneel swapped.
I think Cinnamon Bay Beach is the correct name.
Little Maho Beach is right between Francis and Maho.
Waterlemon is actually called Lienster Bay Beach, I believe.
You've missed Vie's beach by a couple of hundred yards. Try lat 18.3436 Lon -64.6761.
Add Little Lameshur at Lat 18.3201 Lon -64.7270.

Have fun.
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Postby sherban » Thu Nov 29, 2007 7:29 pm

Steve- Thanks...looking at the photo here, which ones do I need to swap?
Ok, updated now...

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Postby Ken » Fri Nov 30, 2007 9:39 am

Sherban,

Swap Gibney with Caneel Hawksnest. Looks cool.

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Postby minnjim » Fri Nov 30, 2007 11:54 am

That looks extremely cool!
Has anybody ever been to Mennebeck Beach? Looks like a totally deserted type place. Can you get there by land?
Also.....would it be possible for somebody to do the same thing with some of the business in Cruz Bay? Or would they be too close together?
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Postby Roberto » Fri Nov 30, 2007 2:24 pm

Hey Sherban

Any chance that you could add Pelican Rock and Moonstone Beach? I have a reasonable idea where they are. Like to confirm on GE.
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Postby sherban » Fri Nov 30, 2007 7:53 pm

Ken- I made the swap, thanks.

Minnjim- Yes it is pretty easy to do businesses, if they are close/dense you usually have to zoom in close.

Roberto- I never heard of those beaches...if someone tells me where they are I can add them.
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Postby Roberto » Fri Nov 30, 2007 8:22 pm

Moonstone is on the Ram Head hike and Pelican Rock is on the East End. Maybe someone who knows their locations and GE can give the coordinates.
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Postby 2catlimit » Thu Dec 06, 2007 7:15 am

Hey sherban,

FYI the very large house above the villa Hawksnest is named Hawksview Estate

Roberto,
To find Pelican Rock, go to the a big red dot indicating East End on Google Earth. Just out from that dot farther from the shore is Pelican Rock.
You can see a white boat out in the water. Pelican Rock is in line between the boat and the end of Vie's beach.

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18 20' 27.63"
64 40' 31.00"
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Postby Roberto » Thu Dec 06, 2007 10:56 am

Thanks for the coordinates 2catlimit

I'm fairly sure that we snorkeled that beach.Someone that we met at Vie's told us about it.As I recall we snorkeled along the rocks to the left of the beach.I've been reading descriptions in guide books since then but could never exactly place it.

If the winds are up at Haulover, Pelican Rock should be a nice site.
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Postby 2catlimit » Thu Dec 06, 2007 1:15 pm

Hey Roberto,
You're very welcome. I hope it helps you locate it. Last time we were at Vie's, my husband was swimmimg around the rocks to your right as you face the water. I don't know what got into him but he decided Pelican Rock wasn't that far and he struck out swimming for it.
He made it to the rock, but after encountering some tough currents and deep water, he floundered back in to shore and stepped on a sea urchin.
He was really proud but I realized nobody knew where he went and I never would have looked for him out there.
Glad he made it back safe. 8)
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Postby augie » Thu Dec 06, 2007 1:19 pm

When we went to Vie's she wasn't open yet, so we continued on down the road until the pavement ended, parked next to the dumpster to avoid blocking any of the driveways, and walked to the beach.

Pelican Rock was just to the right, big as life, you can't miss it.

We thought the snorkeling there was excellent, and we were the only ones in the water or on the beach!
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