We are excited to announce a new, premium Map Source in partnership with AccuTerra.
Accuterra is already well known on the iPhone and is the same data offered on Magellan GPS
Compared to other free sources for the continental United States, these maps offer better contrast, better shaded terrain, and more up to date roads and trails.
PLEASE NOTE: Some users reported missing overlay tiles in East Tennessee and surrounding areas. You can now get around this by activating the AccuTerra Data Scale Setting in 4.5.3.
This is a multilayer map source, the first one of its kind in BackCountry Navigator. The three layers are:
- Land: topographic contour lines, water features, and colored according to type of land.
- Terrain: 3D like shading based on slope.
- Data: Roads, trails, boundaries, and other linear features drawn on top of the terrain.
This is the legend for data: