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Re: DP Delorme state topographic maps with GPS grids deal
The Illinois Gazeteer is excellent for showing back roads and stream
crossings. We use it for locating field collection sites. We have found
very few flaws in the gazeteer. Sometimes streams are not traced all the
way to their origin, though. Also, some counties do not include road
numbers on the maps.
On Fri, 18 Sep 1998 CEFCHURCH at aol_com wrote:
> Earlier this year there was a thread on one of the lists about the value of
> these maps, particularly for those of us who collect in the back country. I
> just bought the Indiana Atlas & Gazeteer for $9.78 at Sam's Club. They are
> normally about $17 plus (I assume) shipping from their website. They make
> them for most of the states. In my travels I've noticed that Sam's Clubs in
> different states often have similar stuff more or less at the same time.
> They are not as nice or as detailed as a regular Geological Survey topographic
> map but appears to be very nice for showing backroads and where streams cross.
> Anyone had direct experience with them?
> Chuck Church
> CEFChurch at aol_com
> Indianapolis, Indiana USA