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User currently offlinejspitfire From Canada, joined Feb 2005, 308 posts, RR: 2
Posted (3 years 10 months 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 2915 times:

I need some help with how to properly label some of my photos with regards to the location they were taken. I am a bush pilot in Canada's North, and we often fly to un-named lakes. The photo below is an example.


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I have been asked by the screeners to change the "unknown" location on this one, and not to use it on future uploads. I know exactly where the photo was taken, but how can I label it when the lake has no name? Can I use "off airport" without any description after it? Can I reference another nearby lake?

Thanks,

Jason

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User currently offlineViscount724 From Switzerland, joined Oct 2006, 25117 posts, RR: 22
Reply 1, posted (3 years 10 months 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 2889 times:

What about showing the approximate GPS latitude/longitude coordinates plus the country and province/territory, perhaps also the approximate distance/direction from the nearest significant airport and its IATA/ICAO codes?

Example: Unnamed lake, Canada, Northwest Territories, x deg. N, y deg. W, approx. 200 nm NE of Yellowknife (YZF/CYZF).

If necessary, som of that could go in the photo caption/description rather than in the location field.


User currently offlinedlowwa From Canada, joined Apr 2005, 7328 posts, RR: 30
Reply 2, posted (3 years 10 months 22 hours ago) and read 2878 times:
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Jason,

"Off-Airport - near Rebesca Lake" or "Off-Airport - Rebesca Lake area" or some other similar should be fine. "Off-Airport - Unnamed Lake" would be possible as well, but would be a less desirable option.


User currently offlinejspitfire From Canada, joined Feb 2005, 308 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (3 years 10 months 22 hours ago) and read 2873 times:

Thanks,

Changed to "Off-Airport - near Rebesca Lake"

I'll use this format for future similar uploads as well.


Jason


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