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Topo maps have just got topo maps on sim card put it in and not noticed any difference what have i done wrong .is there a special way of loading these sim cards help please regardsPeter

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Hi peter, firstly the only difference you would notice with topo maps is that the unit will now display contour lines and they will only be visible when you are viewing the map not when you are in the navigation mode.

the contour lines are brown lines on the map that represent different heights above sea level.

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