Track Log from Inuvik to Tuktoyaktuk

Discussion in 'GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada' started by BigDogAdventures, Nov 30, 2017.

  1. BigDogAdventures

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    I finally found the road on Google maps-------all of my other old gps mapping software doesn't show the new road just built to Tuktoyaktuk. Which is understandable-----they just got it built and opened.

    So with a bit of fiddling with some programs I have here is the track log.
    This road is so new---as of this date you can't see it on google earth---but believe me it's there.
    No you don't need a track log to navigate this road as it's the only way--but it's neat to see where they built the road in relation to the Mackenzie river ice road.

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  2. 1800cycledude

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    So when do u think the new road might show up on Garmin GPS ?
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    Nobody except Garmin would know that answer-------and they may not know yet.
    The maps makers may have to send someone up there to track it before they include it in their map updates ???
    That is how maps are made these day------they send a vehicle on the roads and track the thing---------I've seen these vehicle out there doing just that.
    Pretty sophisticated stuff.
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  4. 1800cycledude

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    Thanks for your reply, Just put Tuktoyaktuk in my Zumo 595 and it says 3559 miles from my house, compairing to what google says that seems about right, if things go according to plan we should be riding up there next August . It will most likely be quite a bit farther because we won’t be taking the most direct routes.
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