2784Re: [John Muir Trail] GPS coordinates
- Jul 30, 2008Your GPS can display and use UTM coordinates if you change the setup menu.
Check out http://www.dbartlett.com/ for some info on UTM. IT's pretty simple. Instead of the world divided into deg. min. seconds it's divided into rectangles measured in meters.
--- On Wed, 7/30/08, Barbara Karagosian <barbara@...> wrote:
> From: Barbara Karagosian <barbara@...>
> Subject: [John Muir Trail] GPS coordinates
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Date: Wednesday, July 30, 2008, 8:02 PM
> Hi all,
> I've been entering coordinates into my Garmin that look
> like: N36 48.201
> W118 24.155, for example. I'm trying to also use
> coordinates from the
> Sierra South book, by Moray & White, and in there they
> look like: 11S
> 353042 4109671 (for example). It says that these are
> UTM data with
> meters east and meters north. Help! Does anyone know how
> to enter these?
> Thanks so much - Barbara
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