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Gear Details: GPS

BACKPACKER Map Maker

Manufacturer: Backpacker magazine

Product Details:
Product Year2012
Use:Outdoor
Type:Phone Application
Supported Phones:Other Models iPad
Screen Size (Diagonal):9
Color Screen:
Included Maps:Aerial/Satellite Images, Base Maps, Street Maps, Terrain Maps, USGS Maps
Power Source:Rechargeable battery
Features:Electronic Compass, Map software included, Saves waypoints, Supports .gpx files, Supports .kml files, Touch screen, Upgradable Maps available, Wireless upload to computer
Weight (lbs, oz):
Price:$9.99
BACKPACKER Map Maker is GPS mapping software for your iPad. Plan hikes, backpacking and camping trips, and other outdoor adventures on detailed, interactive topo maps and aerial photos. Get instant access to more than 70,000 topographic maps in the US and Canada. Loaded with colorful, richly detailed topos, aerial images, and street maps you can cache on the tablet, this powerful tool lets you import trips and GPS data, drag-and-drop waypoints, zoom in on that key river crossing on your dream trip to the Brooks Range, and much more. Learn more about Map Maker on backpacker.com.

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