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Before I go on holiday I usually download some opensource maps for the area; tenerife, cyprus etc so i can use my smartphone without roaming. I'm off to the lakes (UK cumbria) this weekend and know there are areas where I will not get a signal. Are there any opensource maps I can download for the UK? I know you can download small areas from openstreet map but I'd prefer to download a larger area.

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Thanks to 'a4gom' for the link to the <name>.map files directory, been looking everywhere for that.


I also use 'OruxMaps' which is an Android App that will display <name>.img map files.


It also has a geocaching function that will read a loaded <name>.gpx file and do all the usual.


Another plus point if you use a <personalized>.typ file with your Garmin maps on your GPS is that it is easy just to copy the <map>.img file that you have loaded onto your GPS into the correct OruxMap folder and then you have your own themed map.


Its nice and handy to see the same map style that you have been using on your GPS for a number of years.

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