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3244Re: [John Muir Trail] Maps

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  • intrek40
    Jan 1, 2009
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      Sure you can download them, but are they water proof like the maps
      you buy????

      --- In johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com, thomas taylor <tgtaylor7@...>
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      > Thanks for posting that link Robert!  I have a ton of USGS 7.5
      minute topos which use to cose $4 each a few years back but then went
      to $7 each.  Downloading them for free is the best thing since sliced
      bread!!
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      > Thomas
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      > --- On Wed, 12/31/08, Robert W. Freed <robert@...> wrote:
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      > From: Robert W. Freed <robert@...>
      > Subject: [John Muir Trail] Maps
      > To: pct-l@..., johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com
      > Date: Wednesday, December 31, 2008, 6:06 PM
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      > So am I the only one out there who didn't know that you can
      > download topographical maps for free from the USGS? In
      > searching for maps for my Theodore Solomons Trail portion
      > of my upcoming PCT through hike I was thinking of buying
      > topos from the USGS. To my surprise all of the 7.5, 15 and
      > 30 minute topos can be downloaded for free in scanned PDF
      > format. You can then just cut and paste into any decent
      > paint program and print your own custom topo maps.
      > http://store. usgs.gov then click on Map Locator on the left
      > side to get started.
      > Robert
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