How Have National Parks Changed Over Time?
Viewing photographs of different eras in the national parks can give insights on ecosystem processes, as well as simply change over time. The panoramic lookout photographs provide a window on the past and an opportunity to compare to the present landscapes. Use the slider on the images below to compare amazing panoramic views from Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park. How many differences can you see between the 1935 image on the left and the 2008 image on the right?
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Have you retaken panoramic images from National Park Service lookout points using Gigapan or been involved in citizen science related to panoramic lookout photos? We would like to learn your story. Please head over to our contact page to tell us more.