|MapGazer – getting maps|
MapGazer displays maps that have been saved on disk in MGMaps map format. Some sample maps are available on the speleotrove.com website, but there are almost unlimited maps available for download from online map servers.
Maps on speleotrove.com
Here are some sample maps (they cover small areas, or are large-scale, to limit the size of the .zip files):
Each map is in a .zip file, within a folder ‘MGMaps’; it is suggested that they be unzipped into the MapGazer folder to join the MGMaps\Globe (starter/fallback) map, but there is no requirement that they be put there. The ‘Globe-8’ map adds zoom levels 7 and 8 to the MapGazer starter/fallback map but can also be used on its own.
MapGazer uses the name of the currently-loaded map as the title for a view window; for that use, underscores in the name of the map are presented as spaces.
Downloading maps for use with MapGazer
Most maps that are intended for online use (on a smartphone, etc.) can be saved for offline use by using a suitable map download tool. MapGazer currently does not include a map download tool, so if you want to add to your map collection you will need to use a different application. Some options are:
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This page was last updated on 2021-10-23 by mfc.