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					              Investigating Burlingame


Take a look at the map of San Mateo in 1899
http://bard.wr.usgs.gov/historical/jpg/sanmateo1899r05a
.jpg

Take a look at the map of San Mateo in 1915
http://bard.wr.usgs.gov/historical/jpg/sanmateo1915r20a
.jpg

Then take a look at the map of San Mateo in 1939
http://bard.wr.usgs.gov/historical/jpg/sanmateo1939.jpg

What changes over these years? Why do you think the
changes happened?


Go to http://terraserver-usa.com/

Search for Burlingame, CA
Take a look at all 3 maps
       o Topo Map 7/1/1978
       o Aerial Photo 7/10/1993
       o Urban Areas 2/27/2004

What differences do you notice?
       o What is on the 1978 Topo map that is not on
         the 2004 map?
       o What is new on the 2004 map?
       o What has changed and why do you think it has
         changed?

Can you find Washington School on the maps?

Compare what you find with the maps on Google Maps.
http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&tab=wl
Search for 801 Howard Avenue, Burlingame, CA 94010

Compare Google maps with Live Search from MSN
http://maps.live.com/

				
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