Israel Parks & Reserves

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Last updated 03/12/2016

Raw file: Israel_Parks_Reserves.csv (14.4 KB)


91 location(s) outside USA/Canada

Photo of Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) from the Cliffs of Arbel by Pointer.SD

Currently maintained by Pointer.SD, since 3/10/16.

This POI file contains locations of National Parks and Nature Reserves in ISRAEL, which correspond to many of the most significant historical sites in a land with a rich and ancient history. Where available from Wikipedia, IPA district and region of the country is specified. Directions from the original file are retained, with a few points and enhanced notes added from the current maintainers person travel experience.

Israel Parks Authority Sites file "Gan Leumi GPS.csv" was originally submitted by dmhoch720 on 03/30/2012. All points in that file plotted incorrectly because the lat/long coordinates were inadvertently transposed. Any users (download count = 66 as of 3/11/16) should download the new file, which corrects the problem.

Note: On my Nuvi 760 or 765T, trying to view the Custom POIs in this file with the GPS unit while in California, results in "No matches found." To see them, it is necessary to either use the "Near" function to specify searching near Israel or a city there, or to turn the GPS Simulator function ON from Tools|Settings|System and then use "Set Loc." while browsing the map (zoom out and slide to view middle east region) to simulate being in Israel. To actually use for navigation, street map coverage for the Middle East would need to be installed.

Change History

  • charlesd45 - Apr 21, 2016
    48 BMP, WAV

  • Pointer.SD - Mar 12, 2016
    File name changed, lat/long columns reversal corrected, 3 new points added, missing name and description info filled in.

  • Pointer.SD - Mar 10, 2016