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GPS for dummies

Author: Joel McNamara
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley Pub., ©2004.
Series: --For dummies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Maps
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joel McNamara
ISBN: 0764569333 9780764569333
OCLC Number: 55673003
Notes: Includes index.
"Companion web site has links to free maps and resources."--Cover.
Description: xx, 382 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction. --
Part I: All About Digital Maps. --
Chapter 1: Getting Started with Digital Maps. --
Chapter 2: Dissecting Maps. --
Part II: All About GPS. --
Chapter 3: GPS Fundamentals. --
Chapter 4: Grasping Important GPS Concepts. --
Chapter 5: Selecting and Getting Started with a GPS Receiver. --
Chapter 6: Using GPS with a PDA. --
Chapter 7: Geocaching. --
Part III: Digital Mapping on Your Computer. --
Chapter 8: Digital Mapping Hardware Considerations. --
Chapter 9: Interfacing a GPS Receiver to a Computer. --
Chapter 10: Using GPS Manufacturer Mapping Software. --
Chapter 11: Finding Places and Coordinates. --
Chapter 12: On the Road with DeLorme Street Atlas USA. --
Chapter 13: On the Ground with Maptech Terrain Navigator. --
Chapter 14: From the Air with USAPhotoMaps. --
Chapter 15: Creating and Using Digital Maps with OziExplorer. --
Chapter 16: Going Three Dimensional with 3DEM. --
Part IV: Using Web-hosted Mapping Services. --
Chapter 17: Saving and Editing Street Maps. --
Chapter 18: Navigating Web Road Maps. --
Chapter 19: Exploring Web Topographic Maps. --
Chapter 20: Overhead Image Web Sites. --
Part V: The Part of Tens. --
Chapter 21: Ten Great GPS and Map Web Sites. --
Chapter 22: Ten Map Printing Tips. --
Chapter 23: Ten Tips for Athletes. --
Index.
Series Title: --For dummies.
Responsibility: Joel McNamara.
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