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recommended texture pack for terrascening alaska?

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I'm considering launching into an Alaska terrascene project. I tend to do such projects in a big way, ending up with 100 Gb + of sceneries.I'm not sure the default textures seem quite right for Alaska, to capture the proper feel. Has anyone done this, and do you have any recommendations of texture sets to use?

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Hi madmax,I use the textures released with Terrascene and those of FLY!. I choose those more appropriate and then retouch the textures.When I have reached a satisfactory level, I create a small portion of scenery and control the result.Dan

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Hmm, well, thanks for the suggestion. Unfortunately I've had a setback, because it seems the default download locations don't have the high precision DEMs or land usage data for most of Alaska :-(Maybe there's some other download source for AK data - I'll hunt around.

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Awesome! Thanks - in fact I just posted this question in another thread, which I'll try to go delete now :-)Thanks very much for the info. I will check it out shortly.

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Hmm - well no luck so far. I tried that site, and I can get into the 7.5min DEM directory OK, but trying to traverse below that always ends up with a permissions error, no matter whether I use http or ftp. Neither does Terrascene seem to fetch anything from it :(

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>And to manually download the files?Same problem. I can see the contents of the 7.5min directory, and I can download the 00README file, but I cannot get anything under the lettered subdirectories. The result using IE is:"You are not authorized to view this page"If I try it from a command line with ncftp, I get:"Could not chdir to A: server said: A: Permission denied."Maybe they have shut off access to the data?madmax

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Madmax,I just tried with the same result.However, if you go further down you can access /srtm and then get to the 3 arcsec and 1 arcsec directories.Colin

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I succeed without difficulty in visualizing the files and to download them.Some protection of too much on Internet Explorer?

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