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Discussion in 'Preparedness & Survival' started by Riot, Mar 11, 2010.

  1. Riot

    Riot Benton County, Washington Well-Known Member

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    You guys know where I can get MGRS maps of Washington State? I can find a lot of topographical maps and a few Lat/Long, but no MGRS unless they happen to be right over the Yakima Firing Center.

    In fact, if you just know a good place or site for good maps (MGRS or not) I'm down as well....tired of going on Google Earth and printing out all my catridges in one sitting- especially since they don't have grid squares.

    Thanks in advance...
     
  2. John Gault

    John Gault clackamas county Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    There's a group in Portland called the Mazamas. I suspect there is a Washington office. They are a mountaineering group and I know that members have access to a large cache of maps. If they can't help you they should steer you in the right direction.
     
  3. dmwebb34

    dmwebb34 Bend, OR Member

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    I download all my topo maps for free and then print them... They have lat/long and UTM..but some of the UTM is based on older Datums so if you are converting to WGS84 it might be off a little bit.

    http://store.usgs.gov

    Look on the right side of the page for the 'Download' link under TOPO MAPS
     
  4. greydog111

    greydog111 peoples repubilik of Oregon Active Member

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    Wise old man once said, " In order to know where you are going, it is wise to remember where you have been." Greydog.
     
  5. Riot

    Riot Benton County, Washington Well-Known Member

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    Mucho Gracias
     
  6. dmwebb34

    dmwebb34 Bend, OR Member

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    no problem.. :)