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Entering Bench Mark Waypoints


Eric K
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How would I enter this Waypoint into a Garmin Etrex?

 

I know with regular geocaching the zeros are all listed. With the Benchmarks the numbers are listed differently.

 

I'm new so hopefully this isn't a stupid question. :-)

 

N 41 6.671 W 81 30.617 (NAD 83)

ie. is it 41.006.671 or 41.600.671 or neither?

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N 41 6.671 W 81 30.617 (NAD 83)

ie. is it 41.006.671 or 41.600.671 or neither?


 

N41 06.671

 

The last part of the coordinates is minutes. Just like minutes on a clock, there can't be more than 60 of them. So you don't need two zeros before the 6 and you can't have 600 minutes either.

 

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... Two roads diverged in a wood, and I--

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Originally posted by Eric K:

 

N 41 6.671 W 81 30.617 (NAD 83)

ie. is it 41.006.671 or 41.600.671 or neither?


 

N41 06.671

 

The last part of the coordinates is minutes. Just like minutes on a clock, there can't be more than 60 of them. So you don't need two zeros before the 6 and you can't have 600 minutes either.

 

icon_biggrin.gif

 

... Two roads diverged in a wood, and I--

I took the one less traveled by, ...

 

unclerojelio

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