Thanks to Courtney Gallagher of Earthviews.com and WWALS Intern Bobby McKenzie, you can navigate down the Withlacoochee River from the comfort of your laptop or mobile phone.
Here’s the start of our WWALS fast August 7, 2021, paddle from Clyattville-Nankin Boat Ramp in Georgia to Sullivan Lanuch in Florida.
Clyattville-Nankin Boat Ramp
To find this trip, go to
Then click on Atlas in the top menu, to get to
In the map that appears, pan to south Georgia, and click on the blue dots
on the Withlacoochee River that cross the state line.
That gets you to this first picture:
But on Earthviews, you can pan 360 degrees around.
And you can click on the forward or back arrows to move along.
Or you can click on a location on the little map on the right to go there.
There’s even a play button down in the bottom left that animates the trip.
You can press pause at any time and pan around.
Here’s a famous landmark in the middle of this trip, the
abandoned Valdosta Railway Trestle.
This still is panned around backwards, so you see Bobby McKenzie paddling
the camera boat, with the trestle behind him.
On his left is Georgia.
On his right is Florida.
The river bends right here, so we went back into Florida the second time.
If you click on the WWALS logo at the top left,
that takes you to
If you click on the logo next to it, for the
Withlacoochee and Little River Water Trail,
that takes you to its web page. Continue reading