Illinois Topo Map

Map InfoMap Information

Created By: Tsnake
Last Updated: January 16th, 2009 1:01pm
Map Coverage:
North: 43°
West: 91° East: 88°
South: 36.5°
Country: United States
State: Illinois
Price: Free

Topographic Data Street Data Point of Interest Data PC Version Available Easy Installer Available Mac Version Available Works With Garmin

Introduction

The purpose of this venture is to create a detailed topographic map of the entire state of Illinois at 24k+ detail. This map is created by Tsnake for Garmin GPS receivers and Mapsource.

Features

Coverage

This map covers the entire state of Illinois.

Screenshots

Below is a picture of the map inside of mapsource (6.15.X):

This screenshot compares the Illinois Topo (left) to Garmin US Topo (middle) to Garmin Topo 2008 (rigth). With the exception of the DEM shading you can see that the Illinois Topo is significantly more detailed with more contours and better water data.

Installation

Two options exist; for windows download and run setup. The map will then appear in Garmin MapSource and can be added to your GPS by selecting it in MapSource and sending it to the GPSr. For Mac download the mac version, extract it and double click the .gmapi file.  Map Manager will then install the map for you.

Version 1.0 Released 16 Jan 09
Download Windows Version [151MB] (5461 Downloads)
Download Mac Version [150MB] (894 Downloads)

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GPS Usage

This map can be installed with any other Garmin Maps (How-To Tutorial). Then you simply hide and show other maps until you see the Illinois Topo. For more detailed instructions visit here.

Changelog

Version 1.0 (16 Jan 09)