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Viewranger mapping app

Viewranger mapping app

Today, I’m going to be using Viewranger route tracking app for Android. Due to the limitations of Googlemaps, I’m going to find something which will store and record the routes that I’ve taken, does the maths, and plot the graph for me. Maps has a limit for the online version. I can only add a certain amount of content before it tells me I’ve exceeded the given number of separate additions to the one map. So, I’m trying something new,…

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Day 17 – Inverness to Buckie

Day 17 – Inverness to Buckie

Learnt a few lessons today. Googlemaps crashes your phone. Googlemaps runs your battery down real quick. Eat a good breakfast. Get a good nights sleep. Try and get a good lunch in. Buy Lucozade for the journey. Today, I had a problem with 4,5, and 6. Staying in a shared room in a hostel always pisses me off. You’ve got so many considerations over and above organising yourself and getting your shit together. You’ve got to consider security, other people’s…

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Renting a bike in Sanya

Renting a bike in Sanya

Found a website. Visited the sites they recommended. Turns out none of them existed… whatsonsanya> I’ve made my own map of the places you can hire a bicycle in Sanya. (Visited 369 times, 1 visits today)Related Posts How a bitcoin is made Something to start the day about bitcoin mining. Working in the mines. (Aurelien Foucault for Quartz) Written by Joon Ian Wong Johnny … Day 56 – Newquay to Lands End Last day. It’s taken 56 days to make…

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Etrex Garmin GPS to Google Maps

Etrex Garmin GPS to Google Maps

This post describes how to create Google Maps from a GPS devise. Your Etrex will output two lots of data available from the GPX files. The two types of data allow you to create. A Google Map of Waypoints A Google Map of Tracks There is a process you need to follow:- Plug in your GPS unit. Access Ozi Explorer. Use the interface to import your waypoints.. A Google Map of Waypoints 1) Ozi ExplorerGet Waypoints from GPS File >…

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666 the number of the beast.

666 the number of the beast.

as iron maiden used to sing.My fave was the ace of spades ‘gamblin’s for fools, but that’s the way i like it honey..’ Without a spade in sight or an ace. Here’s 6 stories from 6 authors in 6 weeks. It’s called ‘we tell stories’.It uses a map to illustrate how a story progresses, the narrative being provided by 6 successful UK authors. * Charles Cumming* Toby Litt* Kevin Brooks* Nicci French* Matt Mason* Mohsin Hamid Each week you can…

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Angelina Jolie – Locations of chidren

Angelina Jolie – Locations of chidren

Using this photograph of Angelina Jolie’s tattoo, I’ve geolocated each of her spawn. And this map shows the location of each of Angelina Jolie’s children from the latitude and longitude tattoo’s on her arm. Bearing in mind one of her children was born in a pond, we can only assume GPS was not experiencing the leaps forward of modern days.Unless she wants to get them lazered out and corrected, here they are. View larger (Visited 2 times, 1 visits today)Related…

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Creating Google Maps Icon/Marker/Pushpin

Creating Google Maps Icon/Marker/Pushpin

Simple steps to create your own Google Maps pushpins. Step 1) Create your image: Ideally width to 32px. PNG-24 fomat. Transparent. Non-aliased. Step 2) Visit Shadowmaker. Select the icon from your desktop. The program creates a 2D outline of your image. Save the shadow. If you like it you’re ready to go. If you don’t like, you can try these stock Icons/Markers/Pushpins. Google Labs: Google Maps Push PinsGoogle Stock Pushpins: Google Maps Stock Icons No visits yetRelated Posts Viewranger mapping…

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Google Earth Travel Guide – Serbia & Montenegro

Google Earth Travel Guide – Serbia & Montenegro

To download this free travel guide to Serbia & Montenegro. Google Earth – Download Visit link https://www.michaeltyler.co.uk/kml/serbia_montenegro.kml When the page displays save as – save to your desktop. Install Google Earth Double click serbia_montenegro.kml. The file will open automatically. Browse and visit the main sites and attraction of the world’s newest country. (Visited 17 times, 1 visits today)Related Posts Day 56 – Newquay to Lands End Last day. It’s taken 56 days to make the whole journey; from John O’Groats…

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Creating a KMZ Polyline using Google Earth Pro

Creating a KMZ Polyline using Google Earth Pro

Brief: To download a GPS Track from a Garmin E-Trex GPS unit and create a Google Earth Polyline/Encoded Polyline KMZ. Equipment:Garmin EtreX GPS unit.Serial port adapter.Google Earth Pro. Download Google Earth Pro – 7 Day free trial Install/boot TOOLS/GPS – Select your unit; In my case the GPS GARMIN. IMPORT options. In my case I’m only interested in the polyline or TRACK information. You have options to import each placemark, also to annul altitude readings etc. Plug in the GPS…

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Google LatLong: Googlemaps mash ups to your desktop

Google LatLong: Googlemaps mash ups to your desktop

Google’s released this gadget which sends the latest googlemaps mash-ups to your i google page. Put your slippers on and warm the coco. Flick through the worthy collections. The widget accepts KML format. Doesn’t have any information on submitting maps. No visits yetRelated Posts Viewranger mapping app Today, I’m going to be using Viewranger route tracking app for Android. Due to the limitations of Googlemaps, I’m going to find something which wil… Day 17 – Inverness to Buckie Learnt a…

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