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Lat/Long Notation Deg-min-sec vs. Decimal Degrees


It's probably in here somewhere, but I can't seem to find it. So if this is a redundant subject, I apologize. I wanted to add a fairly new rest area to the rest areas.csv file on I70 in Ohio. I open the .csv and see that all the latitude and longitude notations are in decimal degrees. When I grab the coordinates off Google Earth they're in Deg-min-secs. Does my Nuvi 350 care? I would assume so. That being said is their a place to conveniently translate the values without the laborious step-by-step calculations?


Be careful what you ask for, you might get it.

Yes, it matters to your 350.

In Google Earth, on the menu, select 'Tools', then 'Options', and in the box, look for the section "Show Lat/Long" and select the radio button for decimal degrees so it will display what you need to put in a csv file.

*Keith* MacBook Pro *wifi iPad(2012) w/BadElf GPS & iPhone5 + Navigon*

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Scary Fast response.

Thanks for the quick reply, I'll give it a go.

Be careful what you ask for, you might get it.

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