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When I enter the lat and lon corridinates from the Garmin ETrex legend into google earth they seem to be about 50 miles off.

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Make sure you are using the exact same format for both. Degrees and minutes are not the same as decimal degrees.

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I have a Garmin etrex legend, and when I enter the Lat and Long for geocaching on either the lat and long, I cannot enter the numbers 5 thru 9 into it. An example is, I can enter N 39-7.178. The blank...


Go to Main Menu > Setup > Units > Position Format > change to hddd.ddddd format. This is the decimal format which is widely used by geocaching forums.
Page 44 of your User Manual:
http://static.garmincdn.com/pumac/eTrexLegend_OwnersManual.pdf


If this solves your problem, please come back and rate our solution. Thank you.

Sep 19, 2010 | Garmin eTrex Legend GPS Receiver

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Consistent error entering garmin etrex coordinate in google earth


Consistent errors are usually projection or datum related. If you are taking coordinates collected in one projection and displaying them in your GPS in another, you the points will offset. I'm not talking about the decimal degrees 00.000n 000.0000w vs 00 00 00N 00 00 00W. I'm talking about the geographic model to represent the surface of the earth. Google Earth generally uses a geographic projection with WGS 1984 or WGS84 Datum. Make sure you are using the same settings on your GPS.

Apr 09, 2010 | Garmin eTrex Legend GPS Receiver

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GPS Coordinate Conversion


http://www.fixya.com/support/t1466333-convert_gps_coordinates_from_google

Jan 01, 2009 | Garmin eTrex Legend GPS Receiver

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How do I convert the gps coordinates from Google Earth?


In GoogleEarth, change your coordinates to decimal format. In your Lowrance GPS, change that format to decimal. You don't mention which Lowrance model so I can't find the online manual to tell you exactly how to do it.

Jan 01, 2009 | Garmin eTrex Legend GPS Receiver

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Entering coordinates into a etrex yellow


Mark a waypoint, then edit the waypoint, entering the new co-ordinates.

Oct 04, 2008 | Garmin eTrex GPS Receiver

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Have you checked if you have selected the correct Datum for your location, usually is WGS84

Apr 18, 2008 | Garmin eTrex Legend GPS Receiver

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Create and save a waypoint for any location then update that waypoint with the lat/long you were given (just click on the lat/long and key in the new coordinates).

Apr 17, 2008 | Garmin eTrex Legend GPS Receiver

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ETrex Legend, GPS Coordinates from Google Earth Don't Match Basemap


Are you sure you're using the exact same format on GoogleEarth and your GPS?

GoogleEarth: save the waypoints in a KML file (NOT KMZ) to your computer, naming it appropriately.
Go to http://www.gpsvisualizer.com/gpsbabel/ and convert the KML file to a GPX file, using their converter. They will present you with a file to download. Download it and send those waypoints to your unit and you'll be set to go.

Apr 01, 2008 | Garmin eTrex Legend GPS Receiver

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Converting GPS coordinated to google earth coordinates


GoogleEarth: save the waypoints in a KML file (NOT KMZ) to your computer, naming it appropriately.
Go to http://www.gpsvisualizer.com/gpsbabel/ and convert the KML file to a GPX file, using their converter. They will present you with a file to download. Download it and send those waypoints to your unit and you'll be set to go.

Feb 10, 2008 | Garmin eTrex Legend GPS Receiver

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