- Client: Contact Gold
- Location: Pinion Mountain Range – Elko NV
- Service: Aerial Mapping – Photogrammetry
- Deliverables: Triangular Irregular Network of Points, Georectified Ortho, Ridge & Flow 3D lines
- Area Size: 18,000 Acres
- Accuracy: 1′ Contours
Contact Gold is a mineral exploration firm, and was looking at three different areas in the Pinion mountain range near Elko, NV. Pony Creek was the largest area, approx. 18,000 acres. Mapping such a large area with relief upwards of 4,000′ was a challenge to say the least. Strix was able to complete the work in three days by flying two fixed wing drones simultaneously. To our knowledge, at the time it was the largest area mapped for private commercial enterprise.