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Google Project Simplifies Adventure Planning, Invites You to Help

Google Project Simplifies Adventure Planning, Invites You to Help

| July 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Adventure Planning at It’s Best! Google unleashed it’s backcountry ‘street view’ last summer¬†¬†as part of their quest for the perfect online map. That’s right, adventure planning from home is going to be a cinch once they’ve completed mapping all of your favorite outdoor destinations. Imagine being able to investigate the Grand Canyon and ‘walk’ it’s […]

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Map Knowledge: Squiggly Lines, Yes…Squiggly Lines

Map Knowledge: Squiggly Lines, Yes…Squiggly Lines

| February 3, 2011 | 1 Comment

Ever look at a trail map and wonder what all of the squiggly brown lines are for or what they mean? These lines are referred to as contour lines and they represent elevation changes on the map. When you look closely you can start to decipher where these lines represent the terrain like a hill, […]

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