|Figure 1. My trajectory today. Note, the conversion factor for walking in mud is approximately 1 mud mile = 700,000 regular miles.|
Here's what it looked like at Wy.214:
|Figure 2. Me 'n my trusty quarter-meter quadrat. Actually this is quadrat 2.0, the first edition was broken. We be countin' snails.|
My dad hung out on the trail running along this part of the bay, and I radioed(1) my measurements back to him for data recording purposes. There were more than a few Major Tom moments (ooh this one is cool!), but it more or less worked, and I didn't get my dad stuck in the mud again.
References and miscellany:
(1) Yeah I thought that looked wrong too, so I looked it up, and that really is how you spell it, go figure.