Fair Use Policy
This site is designed to be a shared resource. Noncommercial
use of the materials in it (unless otherwise labeled) is allowed for any personal
or educational purpose. The right to link to the site for the same reasons is
The photos displayed in the site are copyrighted by their
owner, but may be used for noncommercial purposes
if the copyright, © Michael Martin, and the web address www.NTImages.com
is included with the image. In an effort to speed web display the images are
reduced in size and quality. Most images no larger than 600x400 and were saved
as a low-quality jpeg.
Satellite and shuttle images contained in this site are
the property of NASA and used in accord with the fair use policy detailed
on the NASA web sites. Any reuse of such images should also comply with NASA
The topographical maps used to navigate the site were created
using VectorGlobe by Cartografx (www.cartografx.com)
and then modified to add biblical sites and other features and should also
be considered copyrighted material.
Site plans used to navigate the web site are compilations
of numerous published studies and the result of personal surveys of the archaeological
sites. While showing the general layout of a city/region or the general shape
of a building they are not topographically detailed nor keyed to a narrow
time frame, but were produced to provide some context for the images displayed.
Detailed study of a site should refer to the more accurate maps produced by
the group excavating each site.