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Re: GPS

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  • Subject: [mg114783] Re: GPS
  • From: Mark McClure <mcmcclur at unca.edu>
  • Date: Fri, 17 Dec 2010 03:27:33 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <201012161048.FAA11825@smc.vnet.net>

On Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 5:48 AM, Tom <tidetabletom at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,  I just got a GPS unit,  and was amazed to see this incredible
> BLOG posting...
> http://blog.wolfram.com/2009/04/17/mapping-gps-data/
>
> However,   it uses a map service that I don't believe is available in
> Canada.
> ...
> I would appreciate ANY input and ideas to try to generate something
> similar for data in Canada.

I wrote a package several years ago that converts GPX files to Google Maps:
http://facstaff.unca.edu/mcmcclur/GoogleMaps/GPXToGoogleMap/

It works fine with Mathematica versions 5.1-8.0.  Of course, it gets
easier to work with geo-spatial data in every version of Mathematica.
In V8, you can directly import GPX files, as well as many other
geo-spatial file types, using the Import command.

Mark McClure


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