|Introduction to KAP||Fundamentals of KAP|
|Gallery of photographs||Applications of KAP|
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Geographic center of the contiguous U.S. (June 2021)
Baxter Springs and Spring River, Kansas (June 2021)
Dunlap, Kansas 2021 update (June 2021).
Mount Mitchell Heritage Prairie, Kansas (May 2020)
|More on KAP history.|
Early aerial view of Rome, Italy.
|View over the city of Skagen, northern Denmark. The historical lighthouse, "Hvide Fyr" (white light), appears in lower right corner. Note typical red tile roofs of Danish buildings.|
|Small town of Liebenthal in the prairie of west-central Kansas. St. Joseph's Church (right) is built of native chalk stone. Water supply tower to lower left; sewage treatment ponds upper left. Trees in the background follow Big Timber Creek, a tributary of the Smoky Hills River.|
|Closeup view of the dam, outlet gates, and spillway at Fall River Reservoir, southeastern Kansas. Constructed and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for flood control and recreational purposes.|
|Vertical shot of tennis players, Loose Park, Kansas City, Missouri. Numerous tennis balls are scattered about the court.|
|Fishing camp set up on the beach of Padre Island, South Texas. Various tents, vehicles, small boats, and fishing equipment. Preparing for a major fishing tournament.|
|Tundra landscape and one-lane road meandering over the island of Magerøya, northernmost Norway, at approximately 71° N latitude.|
Home states in which we do most of our aerial photography.
Other states where we have conducted aerial photography.
Beyond the United States, we have acquired kite aerial photography in Saskatchewan, Canada as
well as in Europe—Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Norway, Poland, Slovakia, and Sweden.
Map composed with source code by Ben Markowitz at Stately
with assistance from Jeremy Aber at MTSU.
|The wind is free, as the sign says, whether for flying kites to take aerial photographs or for spinning turbines to generate electricity. Mount Maestas in the background, near La Veta, Colorado.|
The Great Plains aerial photography is presented for general public access by James S. and Susan E.W. Aber.
All rights reserved; text and images © by the authors (1996-2021). For more information, contact J.S. Aber.
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This webpage was established in 1996 and
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Last update: June 2021.