1999 in the Pines

This map will soon be discontinued and boydsmaps.com will phase out all downloadable maps during 2021. They offer a poor experience on Garmin devices due to restrictions the company has placed on their “custom map” format which constrains them to only one zoom level of limited size. And Mobile Atlas Creator/Java installation is just too difficult and problematic. To use your Android phone or iPhone as a GPS with Boyd’s Maps (and more), install the free boydsmaps web app, currently available in beta. Just go to mobile.boydsmaps.com on your phone to get started!

In 1990 the USGS started winding down their traditional topographic map program and by 1999 they left the Pine Barrens, never to return. In their own words,“Such maps were compiled, drawn, and edited by hand. …By today’s standards these traditional methods were very expensive, and USGS no longer has either mission or funding to make maps this way.”

1999 in the Pines is a high quality compilation of ninety four final 24k maps from the USGS Historical Topographic Map Collection that will remind you of how much we’re missing in today’s muddy, over-compressed versions.

Individual quadrangles were cropped, color corrected and joined to create the highest possible quality seamless map. Install Mobile Atlas Creator (a free open source program) on your Windows, Macintosh or Linux computer and export any portion of the map for many popular smartphone apps, computer programs and handheld GPS units.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Compare the quality of 1999 in the Pines (on the left) to other versions on the web and smartphone apps, such as ArcGIS USA Topo Maps  (shown on the right).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

• Read the 1999 in the Pines documentation

• Read the Mobile Atlas Creator tutorial

 

Mobile Atlas Creator for Macintosh

 

Mobile Atlas Creator for Windows

 

Garmin Basecamp for Macintosh

 

Magellan VantagePoint for Windows

 

TwoNav for Windows

 

TwoNav for Android

 

Guru (formerly Galileo) Maps for Android

OziExplorer for Android

Cartograph Map Viewer for iOS

 

Garmin DriveTrack 71 GPS

 

 

Note: The Mobile Atlas Creator tutorial included in this download is old. The new 62-page version has better installation instructions, more app tutorials and other improvements! Click here for Boyd’s new Mobile Atlas Creator Tutorial (revised 3-14-19)

 

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