Google Earth- great crutch for coordinates
Tue, 04/22/2008 - 10:00pm
Google Earth is a great crutch if you need one! IF you're looking for a specific place and don't have much information, google earth is a great place to reference. If you're looking for coordinates it will give you that as well.
It's great for Geocaching!
Google Maps -> Lat. & Long.
I found this:
to get Lat. and Long. from google maps !
Magellan Maestro 3225 - GTA
What a great feature. Has anyone checked their coordinates for accuracy?
Garmin Nuvi 750 & c530 with RT's vol. mod., Vulcan Nomad
Yeppers! I've used Google
Yeppers! I've used Google Earth for Hiking 14ers in colorado, finding trail heads and geocaching as well.
This is a nice add-on to
This is a nice position finder add-on to Google Maps
"Has anyone checked their coordinates for accuracy?"
Google Earth is EXTREMELY accurate. I used it as much as practical in my submitted POI's here and for all of my personal POI's. It's uncanny how accurate it is.
My own personal technique for building a POI entry for a residence, for example, is to use GE to point to a spot about 10 feet up and directly in the middle of the driveway. When I arrive, Roxy says to turn either left or right and when I do, she says arriving at destination. Right on the money, never wrong. Coolest thing you can imagine.
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What a great tool, thanks
What a great tool, thanks dr5274 for providing this link.