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2784Re: [John Muir Trail] GPS coordinates

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  • Derek Peters
    Jul 30, 2008
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      Your 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.

      Derek


      --- On Wed, 7/30/08, Barbara Karagosian <barbara@...> wrote:

      > From: Barbara Karagosian <barbara@...>
      > Subject: [John Muir Trail] GPS coordinates
      > To: johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com
      > Date: Wednesday, July 30, 2008, 8:02 PM
      > Hi all,
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      > 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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