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    Re: Are there good maps on Internet?
    From: Philip Lange
    Date: 2013 Jan 08, 23:06 -0500

    Accurate government charts are freely available. I reccomend
    http://www.opencpn.org for their chart plotter and reader. OPENCPN's
    help file will give you instructions on how to download charts from
    around the world. It is open source and free.
    
    Philip
    
    On 01/08/2013 05:53 PM, eremenko---.edu wrote:
    > I already asked this question, but this was in the middle of a technical
    > conversation with Bill Morris on details of his Lunar spreadsheet,
    > so now I want to address it to a broader audience of Nav List readers.
    >
    > Do there exist good maps on Internet? Let me try to explain what I need.
    > I am reading various books on old exploration travels, like
    > Baffin, Barentz, Cook or Vancouver.
    > I need a good map to refer to.
    > I mean a map which would have islands, capes, rivers, straits, bays, montains
    > etc. and other geographical features, with their names.
    > And mostly of uninhabited places, like Canadian Arctic islands.
    >
    > I was unable to locate on the Internet anything better than my
    > wall World map. I understand that I can buy navigational charts
    > at $40 a piece. But it is hard for me to believe that some such maps
    > are not freely available on Internet. Google maps gives only
    > a contour map (only sore line, no features, no names) for uninhabited
    > areas.
    >
    > On the other hand, excellent maps of the sky are available:-)
    >
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    --
    Philip Lange
    P.O. Box 701
    Edenton NC 27932
    252.370.7453
    
    
    
    
    

       
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