co ordinates

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  1. mitzimad

    mitzimad Funster

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    ive noticed a lot of people seem to keep records of the co ordinates of places they have stayed are they just using them from guides or is there a way to find the co ords when your on the ground ?without a dedicated gps device we have sat navs and phones?
     
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    Your SatNav will tell you and there are various phone apps that will too.
     
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    Your satnav will normally show your current co-ordinates if you put your finger on your current location (it does on a Garmin). Your phone may well do something similar when on maps. On many phones now the co-ordinates are saved with any photos you take, although you may have to look at the properties of a photo on your PC to see them.
     
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    Hi mitzi's

    Your sat nav should show the co-ordinates of where you are, you can go to "help me" on TomTom or just in browse maps.

    Bottom left is where we are.

    Martin

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    Google maps will give you the co ordinates of a location. It's a bit of a faff though.

    If you want the co ordinates for your location then if you're using a iPhone the built in Compass app will tell you.
     
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    On our Garmin it has where am I you can then save co-ordinates to favourites
     
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