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#10762760 - 04/12/15 09:22 PM How To Embed Waypoints into Google Maps
Duke 59 Offline
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Registered: 01/02/12
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I am considering buying some lakefront property and have saved gps coordinates (waypoints) of the boundary markers and other landmarks. I would like to use these coordinates with Google maps or some other online mapping program so I can get a visual picture of the lot. This will be helpful in developing a plan of how I might be able to position the house I intend to build.

I know I could enter the waypoints into lowrance HDS unit, but I want to work on my computer and ideally use Google Maps with it's satellite view.

Have any of you ever done this? Any help would be appreciated.

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#10768912 - 04/14/15 10:21 PM Re: How To Embed Waypoints into Google Maps [Re: Duke 59]
big fish2 Offline
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Registered: 02/11/10
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Loc: Texas
You can use Google Earth and drop pins using latitude and longitude not sure if you have tried it.


Edited by big fish2 (04/14/15 10:21 PM)

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#10771055 - 04/15/15 08:48 PM Re: How To Embed Waypoints into Google Maps [Re: Duke 59]
Duke 59 Offline
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I have not tried google earth.....going to take a look and report back

thanks

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#10773638 - 04/16/15 08:16 PM Re: How To Embed Waypoints into Google Maps [Re: Duke 59]
Duke 59 Offline
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Using google earth worked well. You can place pins and labels on the map using your coordinates.....as many as you want. It worked to outline the property, but could be used to post fishing spots. It's a bit complicated, just because it has a lot of features.

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