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Old 12-06-2006, 08:30 PM
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Are there topo maps available online (free or charge) for download ?
Who makes a good topo map program that I can plot from a gps?

I had got a topo map program 10 plus years ago, it was lousy, the contours where like 10' intervals.

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Old 12-06-2006, 11:56 PM
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i'm gonna keep my eye on this thread. i'm interested aswell.
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Old 12-07-2006, 12:38 AM
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www.flashearth.com has some really great images. It may not be exactly what you are looking for, but I use it quite often.
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Old 12-07-2006, 09:25 PM
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The best map program i have found is from a company called maptech.com. you can print your own topo maps, add utm grid lines and locate yourself on the map with no problem at all. the programs cost about 99 bucks for each state, but they are well worth it. if you happen to buy them and need help just send me a PM or email and i will be glad to assit you.
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Old 12-07-2006, 09:28 PM
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www.wikimapia.com
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Old 12-08-2006, 12:17 PM
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Davs2601, thanks for putting me onto FlashEarth. I have been playing around with it and it works pretty well giving you a birdseye view of things, if not full details. Very easy to use.
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Old 12-08-2006, 01:01 PM
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Not a problem, I have been trying to find a lease to hunt this year with no luck so I have been checking out some of the public lands. It really helped to check thing out in the area before I drive out to do some scouting
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Old 12-08-2006, 01:34 PM
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That is exactly what I was thinking and doing. I was able to evenable to make outsome heavier deer trails in a couple areas on public land as well.
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Old 12-08-2006, 01:36 PM
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I use WWW.Topozone.comit gives you free topo maps and youcan even print small maps.You can also pay money and join to get other options, I just use it for free. If you want something for you GPS I would suggest looking up the manufacturer web site for the GPS you have and use their software. I have map send software for my magellan and it's great. I can up load all of my way points from my GPS to my home computer and even print maps with all my stand locations and deer sign.
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Old 12-08-2006, 01:49 PM
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I bought Topo Scout and it gives you topo maps for just about anything you would want, and can purchase different states if you like.
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