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T4A Maps and Forum

Has anybody any knowledge or is a member of the Tracks4Africa group, the site (http://www.tracks4africa.co.za/) also talks about the T4A Maps Pro 6.03 software designed solely for African travel which sounds quite detailed. If anybody has used it what was your view on it please.
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You can download an old version and see what it does for you. There are also samples of the pro version on the site. Note very little of Morocco done, mostly southern Africa (SA mainly with Namibia and up to Victoria Falls ... )

There is also an Australian version 'Tracks 4 Australia'. Same kind of thing. Whish there were more of these things going on - Asia would be nice.

The basic idea is everyone contributes their tracks - a compilation is made to improve the accuracy and the results are available to the contributors. Fine if you are a local - bit more difficult where you’re on a different continent but want to plan your travel there.
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Talking GPS tracks requested

We are already requesting submissions for the world for HU. Already started in very rough form - will be much more sophisticated and complete later this year, but we might as well start collecting tracks now..

See here http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/tri...utes/index.php

and note links on right as well for GPS tracks.
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We are already requesting submissions for the world for HU. Already started in very rough form - will be much more sophisticated and complete later this year, but we might as well start collecting tracks now..

See here http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/tri...utes/index.php

and note links on right as well for GPS tracks.
Ummm the link on the right under planing leads to the same link you have above.

As for GPS tracks ... I would rather not have the work done on/in Tracks4Africa or Tracks 4 Australia duplicated ... ?

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Tracks 4 Africa www.tracks4africa.com/
Tracks4Australia http://groups.yahoo.com/group/tracks4australia/

They both use Yahoo Groups for membership and give out the latest data to people who contribute data ..
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T4A is a great resource. They also have a very active email based BB. I use one of the older free maps on my GPSIII+ and laptop and I find them invaluable.

Although they do go all the way from Cape to Cairo they also do Morrocco but are very light in between. As they are created by real travellers recording their routes, they also contain a great deal of extra info, camp sites fuel sites etc, Points of interest etc.
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