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Garmin Mexico Map?

Discussion in 'GPS Tracks - Mexico, Central & South America' started by HIgh Water, Jan 24, 2005.

  1. HIgh Water

    HIgh Water Waisting Time

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    Has anyone found a better Garmin MapSource for <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:eek:ffice:smarttags" /><st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Mexico</st1:place></st1:country-region> other than “WorldMap”? The detail in WordMap leaves something to be desired.
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  2. BigDogAdventures

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    Garmin doesn't offer anything more detailed than World Map----everyone sure wishes they did----I'd give quite a few bucks to have the old "Roads and Recreations" detail we have here in the U.S. for Mexico. I've begged borrowed and stole lots of GPS data from other riders----and you know it is spot on. That's the best detail I've found.
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  3. LarryB

    LarryB Baja GPS Maps, LBMaps.com

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  4. topes

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  5. CMWoody

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    Has anyone determined if Bicamapas are compatable with newer GPSs like the 276c and the 26XX?
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  6. BigDogAdventures

    BigDogAdventures Fart Letter Supporter

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    I was on Bicamapas website and was looking at the GPS screen shots of their map detail. It looked very pitiful to me even tho those shots were zoomed out a bunch. It they weren't any better detail than that when you zoom in I don't think they will get my money.
    Somebody that has loaded this stuff into their GPS needs to make a comment of how detailed and accurate the map dat is.
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  7. gaspipe

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    A detailed, accurate and comprehensive GPS map for Mexico doesn't yet exist, AFAIK.

    I have used the Bicimapas GPS maps of Sonora, Chihuahua and Baja in some pretty remote areas and *some* of the roads and trails are there. Some aren't.

    YMMV.
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  8. topes

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    They sent me a sample map of Mexico City. That sample was very detailed. I'm going to buy the whole country. It's leaps and bounds better than the base map on my Garmin 60C.
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  9. topes

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    Send them an email. They sent me an executable program that loaded the sample maps onto my Garmin 60C.
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    Oh, and they don't seem to auto route.
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