National Geographic TOPO! Explorer DVD
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Don't venture into the backcountry without accurate and detailed maps. National Geographic TOPO! Explorer, an update of the popular TOPO! software, gives users access to detailed, continuously updated online U.S. maps and interactive travel tools. Log into TOPO! Explorer and use the SuperQuads tool to download maps with six layers of map information. TOPO Explorer includes multiple-scale topographic maps, aerial photographic maps, road maps, USGS digital information, and a HybridQuad map which blends aerial photography with topographic linework. National Geographic also added an online photo and video organizer, and map design tools to help you create your own maps. 3D visual renderings, connectivity with select GPS receivers, and the ability to share recreation information with the TOPO! Explorer community round out this software's extensive toolbox.
USGS topographic maps, aerial imagery, and a unique hybrid of the two.
- National Geographic
Browse a seamless, nationwide set of topographic maps, aerial imagery, and a unique hybrid of the two with TOPO! Explorer from National Geographic. Works with both PC and Mac for full compatibility across platforms, making it easier than ever to plan, print and play. Includes 25 credits for SuperQuad maps; download the exact maps you need to print, customize or connect to a GPS. Each map credit is good for 1 SuperQuad, a combination of the most detailed, authentic 1:24,000 and 1:100,000 scale USGS topographic maps. Covering a minimum of 49 sq. mi., each SuperQuad map features current roads and streets, aerial imagery and a topo/aerial hybrid view. Comes with online access to the National Recreation Database, filled with updated trails, photos, videos and user-generated recreation information. Download trails for your favorite national park and add Forest Service roads or wildlife habitat areas. Customize your map with routes, symbols, photos, note boxes, web links and text; share information with an online community of outdoor enthusiasts. Select the exact area you need and print a photo-quality custom map on any ink-jet or laser printer or plotter. Transfer your custom waypoint and route information directly to or from most handheld GPS units. Print waterproof trail maps on National Geographic Adventure Paper (sold separately) to take along on your trips.
TOPO! ExplorerTOPO! Explorer gives you the freedom to browse a seamless nationwide set of topographic maps, aerial imagery, and a unique hybrid of the two, for the ultimate in terrain visualization. When you are ready to print, customize, or connect to a GPS, simply download the exact maps you need using map credits. This package includes 25 credits. Update and Enhance your maps. From National Park trails to forest service roads and public land boundaries to boat ramp locations. Creating field-ready maps has never been easier. TOPO! Explorer's map making tools contain all the great features you've come to expect with new publishing, customizing, and printing tools, enabling you to always have the perfect map for the outdoors. TOPO! Explorer's online community enables you to give as you get with thousands of other users, sharing local knowledge, trail descriptions, photos, videos, and more. Like YouTube, for maps, you'll find and share new places dailyEach map credit is good for one SuperQuad, our exclusive combination of the most detailed, authentic USGS topographic maps (1:24,000 and 1:100,000 scale), plus current roads and streets, aerial imagery, and our topo/aerial hybrid. Each SuperQuad covers a minimum of 49 square miles.Detailed maps are just the beginning. Using TOPO! Explorer you have online access to Nat Geo's National Recreation Database, filled with updated trails, photos, videos, and valuable recreation information. Download the trails for your favorite National Park, add in Forest Service roads or wildlife habitat areas. Drop your outdoor photos on the map and click to share them with friends. With TOPO! Explorer you can give-as-you-get to a community of outdoor enthusiasts and always have new places to go.TOPO! Explorer makes it easy to use your maps where it matters most-the outdoors. Whether you prefer a printed map or connecting to your GPS, TOPO! Explorer makes it easy to take your maps to the field.TOPO! Explorer revolutionizes how you work with GPS, making it easy to create trails, waypoints, and routes, plus browse and backup your contents much like an MP3 player. With support for nearly all handheld receivers from Garmin, Magellan, Eagle and Lowrance, GPS owners everywhere can take advantage of this new era in ease of use. Magellan Triton series users can transfer detailed maps directly to their units.System Requirements - Internet Connection Required. DSL, Cable, or equivalent high speed access recommended for performance.Internet Connection Required. DSL, Cable, or equivalent high speed access recommended for performance.Windows Vista, XP, 2000, ME, or 98. Internet Explorer 6 or higher. 1 GHZ CPU or better. 512 MB RAM + 64 MB video memory. DVD Drive.Mac OS X 10.3.9 or higher. 1 GHZ CPU or better. 512 MB RAM + 64 MB video memory. DVD Drive.The US Geological Survey produces the most detailed nationwide set of maps, known as the 7.5 minute series, at a scale of 1:24,000. TOPO! products include high resolution scans of these maps. Authentic USGS topographic maps contain rich detail you won t find on computer-generated digital maps sold by some GPS manufacturers and others. With TOPO!, you can update these unique maps with trails and much more from our National Recreation Database or add your own information.CD ROM's ARE NOT RETURNABLE ONCE THE PACKAGE IS OPENED!Windows/Mac