Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Quads!

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Quads!

    Quadrangles... Maps. I noticed another thread on maps but it said only top quality very large maps. These are top quality topographic 7.5 minute maps and you can get any quad you want for free all you need is Google Earth and MapFinder, a free app. If you've done any travelling by map and compass, orienteering, then you have probably used a quad because most other maps are not detailed enough for actual travel on the ground. These maps do not show large areas, they show small ones in great detail in order to actually move yourself arcoss the landscape. Thanks to the USGS you can now get all the quads of your area or the area you want to bug-out to.

    http://www.usgsquads.com/mapfinder.html
    Perfer et obdura; dolor hic tibi proderit olim.
    ~ Be patient and tough; some day this pain will be useful to you.-Ovid

    Mus uni non fidit antro.
    ~ A mouse does not rely on just one hole.-Plautus

    Non semper erit aestas
    ~ It will not always be summer.

  • #2
    Digging thru some oldie threads and thought this might be of interest. the last part of the original link is bad but this will take you to the main page

    http://www.usgsquads.com/
    Digital Data Services, Inc. Provides Digital Map Data for Mapping Related Applications. This includes Land Grid, Elevation Data, Satellite & Aerial Imagery
    I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you!

    Comment


    • #3
      Been using USGS and/or military maps for many years. Good maps = efficient travel. Bad maps = You lost fool!!! LOL! I've been in countries that had almost no maps and that can make getting to point B almost impossible If good maps are not available your better off using satellite or aerial maps if you learn how to use them.

      Dale

      Comment

      Working...
      X