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Incorrect Map locations...

Post by Yankee » March 9th, 2009, 7:12 am

The map locations for Silver Star Trailhead and Three Corner Rock (currently positioned NE of Hood River) appear to be located far to the east of their correct positions...

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Re: Incorrect Map locations...

Post by Stevefromdodge » March 9th, 2009, 1:59 pm

I'll get Three Corner Rock fixed. Somehow we had several waypoints in this area off by a degree. Thanks for catching it.

Are you sure that Silver Star Trailhead is wrong? It looks pretty close.

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Re: Incorrect Map locations...

Post by Yankee » March 11th, 2009, 3:46 pm

Are there two Silver Stars then? The only one I know of is the one NW of Washougal, WA...

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Re: Incorrect Map locations...

Post by Stevefromdodge » March 11th, 2009, 4:26 pm

Only one that I know of. Right on the Clark/Skamania County Line.

Somewhere I think we're talking about different things.

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Re: Incorrect Map locations...

Post by Yankee » March 11th, 2009, 8:28 pm

Well, on the Maps page, there's a 'Silver Star Trailhead' just NW of The Dalles, OR... If Three Corner Rock was off by a degree, maybe it is as well...

Also, I noticed that "Lyle Bench" and "Lyle Summit" were straight south of their actual location. On the page, they're currently positioned just SW of The Dalles..

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Re: Incorrect Map locations...

Post by retired jerry » March 12th, 2009, 6:36 am

Thanks for pointing out those errors.

I see the problem.

In Portland Hikers Maps, if you pan over to The Dalles, and then about 10 miles NW of The Dalles there's a pointer for Silver Star Trailhead. If you mouse over it it says Silver Star Trailhead. If you click on "view in fieldguide" it goes to the correct page in the field guide. If you click on "Portland Hikers Maps" it goes to the correct location (not NW of The Dalles).

The coordinates on the field guide page are just fine.

Dan Martell has to execute the utility that pulls all of the coordinates out of the field guide pages and puts it in the database used by Portland Hikers Maps.

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Re: Incorrect Map locations...

Post by Stevefromdodge » March 13th, 2009, 7:48 am

Jerry's right. It's the same situation with the Lyle waypoints. The data is correct, the map just hasn't been updated.

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Re: Incorrect Map locations...

Post by Martell » March 15th, 2009, 9:36 pm

The map is updated.

Also, if anyone wants a GPX file with 923 waypoints from the Field Guide, I attached it to this post. Obviously as this thread shows, it is possible they are not 100% accurate.
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Re: Incorrect Map locations...

Post by retired jerry » March 16th, 2009, 5:24 am

Thanks

I always have that gpx file loaded into my GPS which is very useful

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Re: Incorrect Map locations...

Post by Peder » March 16th, 2009, 3:39 pm

I hate to do this to you, but Three Corner Rock is now floating around to the NE of The Dalles! :( Please don't shoot the messenger... Thanks
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