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post #7 of (permalink) Old 03-20-2014, 10:42 PM
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quote:Originally posted by guntis

quote:Arnold Posted - 03/20/2014 : 08:46 AM
I'm also wondering if it's possible to get the same level of detail on OpenStreetMaps cycle layer into Basecamp and GPS devices themselves
Certainly not easily! I've looked into this myself and the complexity soon overwhelms. I think creating a gpsmapsupp.img file for the device is possible, but so far Basecamp seems unlikely.
I don't see why it needs to be hard. It's simply a matter of converting one map format to another. It's already possible as you get all the trails and roads, etc, but not the contour lines + shaded relief. And since these maps are "open data", there shouldn't be any trade secrets about the format.
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