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Q&A How can I make a STL of a topo map perfectly round?

With theis KML circular generator, and this STL generator it is possible to create round 3D printed maps like this one. However, the KML circle isn't perfectly round and that leeds to the bumps on...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭

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Q&A Topo map server out there somewhere?

It's winter. I daydream of trips in various areas. Using Google/Apple/Bing maps is frustrating. Openstreet has trails if you are near civilization, but names are weak. None of them have coordin...

8 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Sherwood Botsford‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A How to explain unexpected success following a bearing taken from an iPad

I live in northern British Columbia where the relevant declination values are currently Magnetic declination: 17° 45.30' East Grid declination (for Natural Resource Canada's NTS maps): 16° 17.04'...

2 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by tomfumb‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A How much vegetation is represented by the green on USGS 7.5 minute topo maps?

On official USGS topo maps, vegetation is represented by green, and non vegetation by white as you can see below. How much vegetation does an area need to be colored green? Are short bushes enou...

2 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Google Map Hiking Trail

What do the red and blue solid curves in this Google Map indicate? This is around Dachstein, Austria. Link: https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Dachstein+Krippenstein+-+Dachstein+Tourismus+AG/Lodge+...

2 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Nikhil‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A "Official" providers of topographic maps per country

If I want to go to some contry, with no specific region in mind yet, I often have trouble to get good topographical information for hiking beforehand. I usually find it rather difficult to discove...

3 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by phipsgabler‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A Measuring actual distance walked on a map (Allowing for changes in height)

Following on from this question: How many calories does hiking burn? So in the same journey my girlfriends tracking app said we'd travelled 20km. Now this was based on us travelling on the flat, b...

5 answers  ·  posted 8y ago by System‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A Where can I find free electronic topographic map that cover the entire West Coast Trail in Canada?

Where can I find free electronic topographic map that cover the entire West Coast Trail in Canada? I'm trying to print them and bring them for my thru hike.

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by qazwsx‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A Looking for a Topographical map resource?

Does anyone know of a good way to find topographical maps for either download or purchase?

8 answers  ·  posted 11y ago by mjrider‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

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Q&A Where can I find good topographical maps of Peru?

Disclaimer: I'm not even sure if this is an appropriate question for this forum, but I lack the requisite reputation to ask for a judgement call on meta. I'm in the very early stages of planning a...

1 answer  ·  posted 6y ago by Alex Clough‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

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Q&A How to understand contour map and plan a possible trekking route using one such contour map?

I am planning for a trek in coming winters. Thats not a regular or a trodden trail, its more of an optimistic approach onto a mountain. All the information that I have says that I was never a route...

1 answer  ·  posted 8y ago by WedaPashi‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

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Q&A How did people make topographical maps in the pre-modern?

I've been getting into making maps with compass and a ruler and just triangulating positions of objects. I would like to start making topographical maps but how? How did they make them before the m...

3 answers  ·  posted 7y ago by that guy‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

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Q&A UTM Rulers for Odd Scales?

I have a Green Trails map at the scale 1:18,000 and a National Geographic map at the scale 1:35,000 and I can't find UTM corner rulers for either of them. Shouldn't maps from such popular map make...

2 answers  ·  posted 7y ago by Tyler V.‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

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