Pathfinder Guide: GPS for Walkers in Western Europe
by Thomas, Clive
Publisher: Crimson Publishing
Series: Walking Guides
Author: Thomas, Clive
Format: Paperback, 96pp, 228 x 132 mm
Your essential companion to walking safely in Europe, this clear and easy-to-follow guide to using your GPS abroad is written by Clive Thomas, author of the best-selling Pathfinder Guide GPS for Walkers. It provides a fundamental understanding of the UTM map co-ordinate system used widely on continental walking maps, without which you will not be able to use your GPS in Europe. The book covers the basics of GPS and using your GPS abroad; using the Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) co-ordinate system; gives money saving advice on buying the best European walking maps; outlines various European digital mapping programs and how to use them with your GPS; lists top tips for walking safely and enjoyably in Europe; and provides a glossary of GPS related terms.