Camel trench along the Altyn Tagh Fault in the Xorxoli--topography and kite photography


These data were surveyed using a total station.  The local origin was 1000,1000,1000.


Canvas 5 files

Canvas files output from liscad (software for plotting the data and making topographic maps that are breakline constrained).
Original Canvas 5 file.

Canvas5 file of above.

Canvas 5 file of above.

Output from Matlab

matlab script (uses above data file and trench outline below). Columns are: Block number, survey type (116), point number, Easting, Northing, Elevation, Code
trench outline

Topographic map

Illustrator 8 file of above


tiff file of above.

tiff file of above.

Kite photography

The best one

Photoshop 5 file of above.

Mosaic of the best photos

tiff file of above.

3D perspective of the mosaic (view to Northeast)

tiff file of above.

All of the kite photos

First flight: low

Second flight: high

Note that the best one is 18 I think.

see our kite page

Photos and surveying by Ramon Arrowsmith, Guillaume Dupont-Nivet, Zack Washburn, and Qiao Yan Song.
Page maintained by Ramon Arrowsmith
Page last modified on November 1, 2000