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Shexter
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Nearly Every USGS Topo Map ever Made
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The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has been producing detailed topographic maps for more than 125 years. Today they are nearly all digitized and free to download through the USGS Map Store.



http://equipped.outdoors.org/2014/10/nearly-every-usgs-topo-map-ever-made.html





bootlegger
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Ponchatoula
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re: Nearly Every USGS Topo Map ever Made
Book. Marked.



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crankbait
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re: Nearly Every USGS Topo Map ever Made
FYI, if you want it dumbed down:

Use this link to zoom to your area to find your quad

LINK

use this link to search your quad name:

select the state, type in the quad name, click search...in that order

LINK

i use this for work a lot so trying to help a few of you save steps


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Flair Chops
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re: Nearly Every USGS Topo Map ever Made
Good find. Added to the maps section of the welcome thread


dawg23
Baton Rouge, La
Member since Jul 2011
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re: Nearly Every USGS Topo Map ever Made
Some of those maps, especially in the Basin, are pretty old - some as much as 20 years old.

In those cases, you're better off with other products (Google Earth or commercially available maps).

It's still a great site, but you should look for the date at the lower right corner of each quad.


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farad
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re: Nearly Every USGS Topo Map ever Made
well done...bookmarked...


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man in the stadium
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re: Nearly Every USGS Topo Map ever Made
Some Go back well over 100 years. I've printed ones of the mouth of the Mississippi and such and had them framed for friends with camps. Great gift idea.


gaetti15
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re: Nearly Every USGS Topo Map ever Made
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Some Go back well over 100 years. I've printed ones of the mouth of the Mississippi and such and had them framed for friends with camps. Great gift idea.



that is a great fricking idea!!



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DeoreDX
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re: Nearly Every USGS Topo Map ever Made
Marked for future consumption


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