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  1. Easy searchable link to the Harper Pinnacles

    Often during "Peninsula Tramping Club" trips to this area we visit the HARPER PINNACLES. This is a popular formation up the Harper River (true Right) from the Avoca River confluence.
    Picture <http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Mx9G41bXeuY/UwFeSS6Su9I/AAAAAAAAHv8/lbILv5QV5XI/s1600/DSC02886.JPG>

    This is on the Te Araroa Trail Catherine Stream closest link down river on true left <https://www.topomap.co.nz/NZTopoMap/nz31248/Catherine-Stream/Canterbury>

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    • OSX Apple iPhone App

      Such a great resource should be available for iphones too! I would use this a lot, especially with the offline availability. And yes I'm well aware of map toaster, but the overlays with aerial and satellite imagery is game changer.

      3 votes
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      • 1 vote
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        • Include Street names in search.

          Currently Street names cannot be searched for. For example Scotts Road and Mangatarere Valley Road are used to access the Tararuas. But you can't find them to plan your drive to the road end.
          I suggestion that street names be added to the search, but optionally, so you might have to click a box to include street names into the search.

          5 votes
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          • Support locations via what3words

            Support indexing via what3words. This is an brilliant indexing system for the entire world where each 3x3m location can be indexed via 3 words. For example, the ChristChurch Cathedral can be located using "loaf.reason.closed"; much easier to say than "-43.5309188,172.6371539"

            This location cane be shown on a map using the url http://w3w.co/loaf.reason.closed

            I think two features would be really useful here:
            * Display the what3words location of the cursor in the Coordinates menu.
            * Provide an alternate URL scheme to allow the w3w address to be added to allow embedding, links etc.

            From the what2words website:

            what3words is a really…

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            • Adding boundaries per territorial unit level

              I was just thinking for this online researching map to make things more interesting in a local and sub-national aspect. And that is to add boundary lines for every territorial unit level within the nation of New Zealand: from regional councils to territorial authorities to wards to even area unit-level divisions (either suburbs & towns & neighborhoods on urban areas or communities & localities & settlements & villages on rural areas). Any thoughts?

              3 votes
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              • Include track plotting by placing waypoints on the map to help with trip planning. Including distance, climb, descent etc.

                Include the ability to plot a track by placing waypoints on the map to help with trip planning. Including distance, climb, descent etc.

                14 votes
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                • underwater lake contours for Lake Rotoiti

                  show the depths within the lake itself

                  1 vote
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                  • Have the option to add Grid references to the map when you print it

                    Northing and Eastings displayed on the printed map

                    27 votes
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                    • Add the ability to print a map to the correct scale

                      When "print map" is selected with the topo 50 selected, and the print option is selected as A4 portrait, for example, then the red print area should default to 10.5 x 14.85 grid squares (less about a 6 mm print margin all around). It can then be moved around by the central handle to get the best coverage of the area of interest. It is much more legible to print the maps at the scale they were intended to be printed.

                      57 votes
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                        1 comment  ·  Admin →
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                        • Add an option so north is shown directly upwards

                          For some reason the map is rotated -2 degrees from vertical

                          7 votes
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                          • add marine charts to your topo maps options

                            Could you please add marine charts to your topo maps options
                            This would make it a lot easier for me to plan shore diving and fishing trips and will add to your user base.

                            23 votes
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                            • Elimination maps

                              An app where we can nominate a height above sea level and create for instance a map of NZ from say 250 meters or 500 metres.

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                              • 72 votes
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                                • Topo250 / 1:250,000 file downloads

                                  Just as we make the Topo50 / 1:50,000 downloads available, make Topo250 / 1:250,000 map sheets and Garmin Custom Map / KMZ downloads available.

                                  9 votes
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                                  • Add grid numbers at sides of printed map

                                    When printing a map, add grid numbers to the sides to make them easier to use.

                                    21 votes
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                                    • Adding the magnetic compass cross could be very usefull

                                      Adding the magnetic compass cross could be very useful either there by default or as an option

                                      12 votes
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                                      • Upload GPX, KML & KMZ map overlays

                                        The ability to upload GPX, KML & KMZ overlay files directly to the service for displaying over the topo map without needing to self-host using a 3rd party service like Dropbox.

                                        This will make sharing tracks and other overlay information on the topo maps easier.

                                        16 votes
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                                        • Offer a paid option to suppress the 'you're running an ad blocker' popup

                                          I have an adblocker running and I'd prefer to leave it on since I print maps off the website and like not having an ad in those printed maps.

                                          I'm also conscious that I'm depriving you of revenue so have thrown money at your givealittle page.

                                          I'd like to suppress the 'you're running an adblocker' popup. It'd be great if you could add functionality to sell me a licence key or whatever, that disabled the popup. I reckon a good portion of your adblocked audience would pay $10 to $20 for such a key.

                                          Win-win I reckon. But I'd probably…

                                          4 votes
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