Other integrated data includes DOC hunting permit boundaries, DOC huts, campgrounds, and tracks, Fish and Game access points, Te Araroa trails, Public Conservation Land boundaries, selected public road parcels. Other datasets can be imported.
The app has a full suite of navigation functions including GPS location, compass orientation, distance to map locations, track recording and graphing, route creation and following, import/export of gpx and kml files, search functions for named places and user data. Add and edit your own locations and routes and plot elevation profiles. Use your camera view to identify surrounding peaks and match with local topography. Uses an intuitive simple interface with one-touch access to all functions.
LINZ TOPO250 series maps are used at lower zoom levels for easier navigation.
Perfect for outback use out of cell phone range. GPS and maps function fully without phone coverage. No need to cache files in advance either as they are all fully installed with the app. Popular with trampers, hikers, runners, bikers, search and rescue (SAR), hunters, boaters, flying, paragliding, as well as survey applications.
Note that continuous use of GPS will run down the battery faster than when not using the GPS. The NZTopo50 app gives you full control over when GPS is used. The map can be used without GPS, intermittently with GPS for spot checking of location, continuously for logging while the app is open, or for continuous background logging when the phone is off.
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The in-app purchase is an optional contribution to ongoing app development. It doesn’t affect the functionality of the app or the availability of updates.
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Automatic backup option for your waypoints and tracks (turn it on in the settings)
New ‘category’ property for objects so that you can group them together by category name
Current position relative to an existing route is displayed on the elevation profile
Sunset/sunrise times are displayed in the track details