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Re: Hudson Valley UFOs

From: Carol Maltby <carolmaltby.nul>
Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2011 11:06:44 -0400
Archived: Tue, 27 Sep 2011 06:26:41 -0400
Subject: Re: Hudson Valley UFOs

>From: Carol Maltby <carolmaltby.nul>
>To: post.nul
>Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2011 01:27:38 -0400
>Subject: Re: Hudson Valley UFOs

>>I live under a flight path for Stewart, about 5 miles southeast
>>of West Shokan, one of the towns featured in the story. If you
>>open up your Google Maps to New York State and get a section
>>framed by Interstate 88 and Interstate 87 (NY Thruway), with
>>the Ashokan Reservoir in the lower right corner, you'll see the
>>small towns/hamlets like West Shokan, Chichester and Stamford
>>are dotted throughout the vast, mountainous state forest lands
>>of the Catskill Mountains. Populated, it ain't (let alone
>>highly populated), and our regular traffic heading to Stewart
>>is limited to a handful of flights.

>To put that in context, this is the Ashokan Reservoir area I'm
>referring to, with West Shokan being in the upper left (obscured
>by the strut), and the other areas having the mystery plane
>problem in a semi-circle around the reddish area of the
>reservoir, and further north and west. I'd say this viewpoint is
>looking toward the northwest.

I forgot to give the URL. The link is to a photo William Cole
took from his small plane. It's a stunning view of the local
mountain landscape, and a vivid reminder that if you are
studying an area in the context of UFO research, an oblique
aerial view can give a far better perspective than a combination
of contour map and satellite views alone.


Carol Maltby

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