RE: [John Muir Trail] GPS coordinates
- Thanks for the info on coordinates. Just read the fine print in my Garmin
manual, and also found the site you referred to - I think I've got it!
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Your GPS can display and use UTM coordinates if you change the setup menu.
Check out http://www.dbartlet <http://www.dbartlett.com/> t.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@mkpe.
<mailto:barbara%40mkpe.com> com> wrote:
> From: Barbara Karagosian <barbara@mkpe. <mailto:barbara%40mkpe.com> com>yahoogroups.com
> Subject: [John Muir Trail] GPS coordinates
> To: johnmuirtrail@ <mailto:johnmuirtrail%40yahoogroups.com>
> Date: Wednesday, July 30, 2008, 8:02 PM[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
> 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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