Garmin Topo: Northern England and the Midlands, Jan 08 (TGB013R) on micro SD Card010-C0927-00. Covering North England from the Northumberland National...... more
Garmin Topo: Northern England and the Midlands, Jan 08 (TGB013R) on micro SD Card010-C0927-00. Covering North England from the Northumberland National Park and the Kielder Forest Park south to the Midlands. In the east, covering to Lowestoft and the Norfolk Broads. In the west, covering the northern part of Wales, including the Snowdonia National Park. Looking for topographical maps for your new 'x-series' Garmin unit, but worried about the hassle of downloading from your PC' All the same great detail that recreational enthusiasts have used previously on their PC is now conveniently pre-programmed for use in Garmin's range of expandable memory GPS receivers, (eTrexLegend HCx, eTrex Vista HCx, GPSMAP 60Cx, GPSMAP60CSx, GPSMAP 76Cx, GPSMAP 76CSx). Now redefined into 3 easy regions you can walk your favourite routes without connecting up to a computer. The microSD card plugs in and the unit is ready for use. TOPO Great Britain for Northern England and Midlands - includes Northumbria,
Advantages: Small, Basemap, Price Disadvantages: No Electronic Compass-Altimeter-
...off the path you went! These tracks can be reversed i.e. if weather gets to and and you need to turn back as the fog heads in.
The amount of waypoints, routes and tracks is determined on how much memory your GPS contains. This can be either 8mb,16mb or 24mb.
The Garmin eTrex Legend
This is the GPS i own. Working in an outdoors store (Blacks), owning a GPS is...
Advantages: Small, Reasonably priced, Easy to use Disadvantages: Route memory a little small, loses signal in pockets
...The etrex is a base model GPS reciever designed for walkers, cyclists and other outdoor adventurers. I have had mine for 3 years it still works and they're still making the same one so it must be good!
The screen is large, monocrome and is backlit although this reduces the life of the two AA batteries quite significantly. This screen is easy to read and you can also adjust the contrast...
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