National Geographic Weekend Explorer 3D Mapping Software

Closeouts. National Geographic's Weekend Explorer 3D Mapping Software provides you with easy computer access to detailed USGS maps of many popular travel destinations and their surrounding areas. Features include 3D views and fly-thrus, one-click elevation profiles and easy map printing.

  • Includes hundreds of 1:24,000 scale seamless USGS maps
  • Waypoints and grids are compatible with your handheld GPS
  • Easily mark your own trails and waypoints
  • 3D views and fly-thrus
  • Printable custom maps
  • One-click elevation profiles
  • Roads and streets are updated annually
  • Automatic software updates
  • System requirements
  • Windows 95, 98, NT, 2000 or XP
  • 486 DX/66MHz PC or higher
  • 64MB RAM + 8MB video memory
  • Macintosh OS 10.2 or higher
  • 350MHz G3 or better
  • 128MB RAM + 16 MB video memory
  • Supported GPS receivers:
  • Works with most popular handheld receivers manufactured by Garmin, Magellan, Eagle, Lowrance and Suunto
  • Direct link requires input/output capabilities and a PC cable
  • Waypoints and routes will be transferred to your GPS unit, but maps cannot be transferred or viewed on your GPS unit
  • Case dimensions: 7½x5-¼x½"
  • Weight: 4 oz.
  • Material: composite
  • Made in USA

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  • Reviewed by Rusty Lures from California on Wednesday, October 02, 2013
    incomplete product descrition
  • Reviewed by Irishman 245 from Gunnison, Colorado on Friday, July 12, 2013
    Print your own maps centered where you want them.
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by Rock Climber from Las Vegas, Nv on Wednesday, February 13, 2013
    does not replace maps. you have to print to many sections if you are going on a long trek. Great for day hikes and such.
    Very good for tracking distance and scrolling on a computer instead of having your maps on the dinning table.
    Bought it on sale, would not pay full price though
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by Doodle Donkey from Arvada, CO on Friday, September 07, 2012
    All around great product. I love it. It makes planning your trips a breeze.
    • Best Uses: Destination Inventing, Trip Planning
    • Comfort vs Style: Comfort Driven
    • Describe Yourself: Casual Dresser
    • Pros: Easy to use, Great value
    • Was this a gift?: No
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by SQB from Denver CO on Thursday, January 12, 2012
    This product was a gift - my friend liked it!
    • Primary use: Personal
    • Travel Frequency: 6-10 Annual Trips
    • Was this a gift?: Yes
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by Colorado mountaineer from Boulder, CO on Friday, July 15, 2011
    These maps only give you an overall view of the terrain (like a 15 minute topo quadrangle).
    They do not show the detail like a 7.5 minute quadrangle.
    An earlier version of Topo has 7.5 minute quads that are joined together, and I love it.
    I can print out a detailed map for any trip.
    I will be using these maps less because they do not show the detail that I want when I go hiking.
    • Cons: Lack of detail
    • Primary use: Personal
    • Travel Frequency: 20+ Annual Trips
    • Was this a gift?: No
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by wendazz from Santa Rosa on Friday, October 01, 2010
    Great maps
    • Best Uses: Family Trips, Long Vacations, Weekend Trips
    • Describe Yourself: Comfort-Oriented, Practical
    • Primary use: Personal
    • Pros: Easy To Access Items, Easy To Carry
    • Travel Frequency: 6-10 Annual Trips
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by Zion Rider from Colorado on Thursday, September 30, 2010
    The software is not very user friendly and doesn't zoom in far enough to be able to read the location of trails and intersections. The Topo is accurate as you would guess since it is an electronic version of the USGS maps.
    • Describe Yourself: Practical
    • Primary use: Personal
    • Travel Frequency: 11-19 Annual Trips
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by John from Denver, CO on Monday, September 13, 2010
    This mapping software is out of date. Better maps are available for free on the web.
    • Best Uses: Weekend Trips
    • Cons: Out of date
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