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I have a book with points of interest listed with GPS coordinates in the form of: 12 557336 E 44o06413 N. How do I convert them to a format I can find on Google Maps?

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You use a csv file or whatever form your brand of GPS accepts CSV= comma separated value. Type POI into browser and find poifriend finder site and look to see if there are already files available for your brand

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The Garmin Nuvi 1450 can be used while driving or walking.

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Tap "Addresses." The available categories are address, points of interest, go home, recently found, favorites and intersections.


Input the name of the state or county, if it is out of town.

Then tap "Spell city." Spell out the name of the city using the pop up keyboard.

Press "Done."


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Enter the coordinates. Tap "Next."


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Tap the plus or minus signs on the right side of the screen to zoom in or out.


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How to find a position from GPS coordinates?


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  2. Touch COORDINATES from the list,
  3. Touch FORMAT to change type of coordinates. Because different maps and charts use different position formats, the nuvi allows you to select the correct coordinate format for the type of map you are using,
  4. Enter the coordinates and touch DONE.
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When you press on your Where to? graphic a menu will come up that will give you a number of choices including
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I need to know how to set points of interest. i am a duck hunter and i need to find the pit blinds in the dark. so how do i set points of interest at each pit blind.


POI are created in Excel by going to the spot you want to share or be told you are approaching and taking coordinates separated by a comma (comma dlimited)
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This excel file is the converted to the file used by your TOMTOM with poi converter.

However i dont think this is what you want. as it does not guide you to the location but merely says what is in the location you are at.

Your GPS needs to be able to select Picture coordinates like the Altina A860 ( see Marbella Australia) once you take a pic of the location you save it and call it "Hide1.jpg) then when you want to return you select that pic and press GO and you are then given turn by turn instructions.

Also this is a road atlas you are using, Once again if you can make your own"Tracks on this model like the Altina you can walk or drive and it will create an offroad map You then take pics at each blind you want and it makes it part of the new map. At anytime you can select MYTracks and find your way in the dark turn by turn.

TomTom is not really the GPS to do what you want to achieve.
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On the chart the coordinates may be shown with a prefix such as as 9960-W14123.4. The prefix (9960-W) is not entered on the conversion screen. It has to be set up in the position format set up page in your GPS prior to doing the conversion.

For example on my Garmin 76CS, I go into the setup menu and select position format.
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