At 20:26 18/09/00, email@example.com wrote: >does anyone else use utm for their position format with their gps. i >use a garmin 12xl for my hikes and carry paper maps. i can find my >position very accurately on a map with utm.
I also use UTM almost exclusively. Working with Natural Resources Canada (our version of USGS) paper maps it's the only way to go.
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