Satellite navigation for genealogists

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  • 1. Satellite Navigation for Genealogy Dick Eastman October 22, 2011
  • 2. This slideshow is available at: http://www.eogn.com/handouts/navigate
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  • 5. Satellite Navigation
    • Small
    • Easy to use
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  • 7. Garmin GPS V
  • 8. Garmin 1490T
  • 9. Mazda RX-8
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    • Small
    • Easy to use
  • 11.
    • Small
    • Easy to use
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  • 13. Why Use a GPS?
  • 14. Genealogists wish to find the cemeteries!
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  • 16. Important URLs (Web addresses)
    • Geographic Names Information System: http://mapping.usgs.gov/www/gnis
    • Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names: http://shiva.pub.getty.edu/tgn_browser/
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  • 22. GPS Identify your location any place on earth +/- 20 feet Best of all, you can even record precise latitudes and longitudes and add them to your database or to online services so that others may find the location in the future.
  • 23. A Story About Cemetery Searches with GPS In Epping, New Hampshore
  • 24. GPS Coordinates And Photography GPS coordinates (metadata or geotags) allow you and your friends to easily see where your photos were taken. You can also share your unique perspective when you upload your photos to different social media sites like Panoramio and Flickr.
  • 25. GPS Coordinates And Photography
  • 26. What Do You Need to Record Pictures with GPS Coordinates?
  • 27. Let’s Go Record Some Cemeteries!
  • 28. For more information on GPS technology, look at:
  • 29. Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter
    • http://www.eogn.com
  • 30. This slideshow is available at: http://www.eogn.com/handouts/navigate