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Garmin maps for ukraine and russia

im a bit of a newbie as far as this goes but im a quick learner. i got a Nuvi 250w with all of the europe maps but it dosnt cover russia or the ukraine and i shall be heading there in a week or so.

any help or info would be much appreciated

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ok ive found a load of maps in .img format, from what i can work out i need to compile all of the maps i need into the GMAPSUPP.IMG file, but the progam that i found called cgpsmapper is a pain in the arse and dosnt seem to work. it just loades up and self terminates.

is there any other way i can get it to understand
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ok i got over that problem and managed to find a program to agregate them together but when viewed on pc, the file created is blank. the maps viewed before creation on pc is perfect.
im using mapedit program.
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You need the .mp files - easier to work with ... the .img files have too much processing done to them that you would need to undo.

You neded the two (or more) maps to have the same layers - both the 'zoom level' and the ranging thing set excactly the same other wise you get blank bits - on your 'blank map' try changing the level of view (control then the number - 0 for the bottom)

You are going to spend days on this .. once you accept that you'll be fine.

Ther is a yahoo group on 'map authors' ... could be of use to you.
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i havnt got time for that really, is there no way i can just get maps that people have made and just upload them and use them. i dont really want to go editing them or making my own.
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here you have lastest maps for Ukraine in latin (map ID:934):

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very good ones, I used it one month ago, amazing.

this map is to use with garmin mapsource.For more information go here:

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Free map of Ukraine
http://www.bebaweb.cz/bebaweb/Downlo...n_ukrajina.zip
You install to c:\garmin\ukrajina\*.*
Be carefully - path must be accurate!
Run ukrajina.reg
If you put files to other pass, Mapsource will death. But if you clear added key from register, MapSource will be OK.
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Any updates on those Ukraine links? They seem to be dead.

And anyone have anything on Russia?
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