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garmin Tracks4africa v8.10

Found details of this map elsewhere not sure if this is of any use to anyone?

T4A GPS Maps are a set of 14 regional GPS maps covering most parts of the African continent. If you are a tourist or business traveller and looking for a GPS map to guide you through Africa then you would appreciate the accuracy and detail of T4AGPS

Our maps are constructed from GPS data sourced from the T4A Community of travellers. People just like you who record their travel experience and share it with the community via our maps. Tracks4Africa collects, catalogue and process these data submissions in order to create a very reliable GPS map. We link a name of a data contributor to a place or a road and this gives our maps integrity. Read more about our T4A quality standards.

Our uniquely African GPS maps are routable in most parts of Southern and Eastern Africa and can in fact give you turn-by-turn directions from Cape to Cairo. Do not expect complete wall to wall coverage from our maps. We only map places that are relevant to travellers and we endeavour to construct the safest routableGPS maps in Africa.

We have the most comprehensive and accurate list of protected areas such as nature reserves in Africa and we support the Mapa project in order to keep this resource the most relevant and accurate inventory of conservation areas in Africa.

T4A GPS Maps will take you to the most incredible places on the African continent and we boast a very comprehensive set of tourist destinations. Be it the Ngorongoro Crater or Gorilla trekking in Rwanda or simply a very good restaurant in Cape Town you are after, we have them mapped.

We have an incredibly rich set of points of interest which is absolutely relevant to the independent traveller in Africa. Our maps cover more than 65 000 points of interest ranging from activities, attractions to fuel stops and emergency services. We have info such as hotels, guest , backpackers as well as the most comprehensive listing of camping in Africa. For each point of interest we have a little landing page on where people can share photos and details about these places. The maps carry a reference between the POI and its landing page and in return the landing page will take you to where the place is on Google Earth.

1. Swaziland (ROUTABLE) 8.10
Roads: 5354km, Points of Interest: 1086, Coverage: Detailed 755
2. Mozambique, Malawi (ROUTABLE) 8.10
Roads: 31604km, Points of Interest: 3291, Coverage: Detailed 5296
3. Western Sahara 8.10
Roads: 18272km, Points of Interest: 846, Coverage: Moderately detailed 1532
4. Tanzania, Uganda (ROUTABLE) 8.10
Roads: 53647km, Points of Interest: 6811, Coverage: Detailed 7697
5. Ethiopia, Sudan, Egypt, Somalia (ROUTABLE) 8.10
Roads: 31193km, Points of Interest: 2111, Coverage: Moderately detailed 4412
6. Botswana (ROUTABLE) 8.10
Roads: 30263km, Points of Interest: 3321, Coverage: Detailed 3481
7. RSA Western Cape, Northern Cape (ROUTABLE) 8.10
Roads: 54129km, Points of Interest: 12943, Coverage: Detailed 11276
8. RSA Gauteng, North West, Limpopo, Mpumalanga 8.10
Roads: 66010km, Points of Interest: 10417, Coverage: Detailed 6201
9. RSA Eastern Cape, KZN, Free State (ROUTABLE) 8.10
Roads: 57353km, Points of Interest: 10684, Coverage: Detailed 9706
10. Namibia, Angola (ROUTABLE) 8.10
Roads: 65971km, Points of Interest: 7999, Coverage: Detailed 9423
11. Zambia, Zimbabwe (ROUTABLE) 8.10
Roads: 30565km, Points of Interest: 2919, Coverage: Detailed 4521
12. Lesotho (ROUTABLE) 8.10
Roads: 3429km, Points of Interest: 555, Coverage: Detailed 670
13. Libya, Algeria 8.10
Roads: 25528km, Points of Interest: 559, Coverage: Sparse 2556
14. Western Africa 8.10
Roads: 42917km, Points of Interest: 1166, Coverage: Overlander routes 2325
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In my mind the best African GPS mapset - wanderlust unfortunately doesn't even compare.
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The whole set for ZAR 750 (roughly 65 Euros) is a bargain indeed. I bought the Garmin map for southern Africa early this year. It coversSA, NAM, LES, SWAZI, MOC, ZIM, ZAM, MAL detailed, but the price was around 80 Euros for less coverage.

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