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    Re: Are there good maps on Internet?
    From: Tom Sult
    Date: 2013 Jan 08, 17:45 -0600

    Are you looking for maps or charts. Not to be picky but they are not the same. 
    Also google earth (different than google maps) is an amazing tool. It may 
    give you more detail than a navigational chart in certain instances.
    Tom Sult
    Sent from my iPhone
    On Jan 8, 2013, at 16:53, 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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