Category Archives: GPS

Adding the geographical peaks to Google Earth

My current version of Google earth doesn’t show any peak. I describe below how I imported them from OpenStreetMap. Here is the end result: Download an OSM file for the region you are interested in, for instance from geofabrik. I … Continue reading

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Personal review of the Garmin Oregon 300

After some time using the Etrex Vista Hcx, I have switched some weeks ago to the Oregon 300. Here are the pros and cons, including the ones in comparison with the Etrex Vista Hcx. Pros (common to the Vista Hcx) … Continue reading

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Personal review of the Garmin eTrex Vista Hcx

After several months using my first GPS hand held device, the Garmin eTrex Vista Hcx, here are the pros and cons. Pros: Fast boot and GPS fix (typically 15 sec – 1 min ) Nice and readable screen Good dimensions … Continue reading

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