Magellan MapSend Topo 3D to provide searchable maps, POI from Trails.Com, NavTeq...

Magellan MapSend Topo 3D to provide searchable maps, POI from Trails.Com, NavTeq and USGS

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Thales, global provider of Magellan(R) consumer GPS products, announced the introduction of Magellan MapSend(R) Topo 3D USA software; a powerful, seamless map database with topography, street detail and thousands of searchable points of interest (POIs) for the 48 contiguous United States and Hawaii.

The announcement represents three firsts for the consumer GPS market. MapSend Topo 3D USA is the:
* First and only software to give outdoor enthusiasts uploadable
information on 30,000 outdoor recreation destinations from Trails.com.
* First to combine essential data from Trails.com, NavTeq and the U.S. Geological Survey 30-meter National Elevation Dataset, the most detailed topographic data available in the U.S.
* First 3D topographic software for the PC that also allows customers to download 2D topographic detail to a handheld GPS receiver for visualizing, planning and navigating outdoor adventures such as hiking, biking, hunting, cross-country skiing, and more.