National Geographic TOPO! Minnesota & Iowa CD-ROM
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Powerful tools to explore, customize, and print seamless topographic maps.
- National Geographic
TOPO! Outdoor Recreation mapping software for PC and Mac now includes updated 3-D map rendering with fly-throughs and live map updating for Iowa and Minnesota. Software package contains both PC and Mac versions for full compatibility across platforms, making it easier than ever to plan, print and play! 3-D rendering technology creates virtual relief maps that you can fly-through or view alongside 2-D maps, letting you preview your hike and views. Overlay roads and highways on any topographic map for confident navigation to the trailhead. Live map update feature downloads the latest information for your defined area, ensuring you are always armed with the most up-to-date data. TOPO!'s traveling tool allows you to zoom in, zoom out and scroll the map in any direction. TOPO! determines the exact latitude/longitude and elevation of any point on the map. Enhanced 3-D digital shading emphasizes changes in elevation, making the maps easier to read and use; shading toggles on and off. Add routes, symbols and text to customize your map; attach note boxes, web links and photos to the objects you place on the map. 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. Link photos and export maps to Palm and Pocket PC handhelds with TOPO! Sync USA (sold separately). Contains scanned images of actual 1:24,000 and 1:100,000 scale USGS maps with over 2,800 seamless map images. Print waterproof trail maps on National Geographic Adventure Paper (sold separately) to take along on your trips. Visualize elevation gain with elevation profiling--simply trace a route anywhere on the map and the software will generate an elevation profile. Powerful search function finds trails, camps and campgrounds, lakes and ponds, parks, cities and towns, USGS 7.