Archive for March 27th, 2014

by Tom Nelson

I’ve been a map enthusiast for years. I’ve used USGS topographic maps to plan hikes, discover new places, and locate points of interest. I used to have a wall or two full of topo maps, with pins and threads marking out the places I had been or was planning to visit.


Courtesy of Apple

These days, the maps I view are spread out on my Mac’s display, rather than my walls. Planning routes and marking locations to visit is a much easier task, although no less fun.

I recently gave the Maps application that comes with OS X Mavericks a look-see, and was pleasantly surprised by its capabilities.

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