Editor's Choice Maps

These maps are the best of the best available for most purposes. If you're brand new to the GPS unit and getting maps this is a great place to start until you get your hands wrapped around and want to expand to the hundreds of other maps available on the website. To be an "Editor's Choice" the map must be the most up-to-date for its purpose, generic enough to fit most user's needs, have an EZ Installer (except Garmin Custom Maps), and free (unless the map is totally awesome). If you have a map you think should be an "Editor's Choice" don't hesitate to contact us. Click on the map's row to expand for more information.

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Map Name Editor's Choice (Highly Recommended) Free EZ Installer Available Mac Version PC Version Garmin Custom Map (CO, OR, DK) Routable Map Raster-based Map Transparent Map Marine Data Included POIs Included Trails Included Roads Included Topo Included
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Topo map of Alabama for Garmin GPSr with overedge
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Topo map of most of Alaska for Garmin GPSr units
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A 24k quality topo map including 30ft contours lines, roads, trails, and high resolution water data for the entire state of Arizona. For mac and windows.
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Topo map of Arkansas for Garmin GPSr with some overedge. April 10: Map was revised for the entire State after USGS replaced the gridded elevation data we use to create the contours.
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Colorful and highly detailed map featuring high resolution shaded terrain for the southern half of New Jersey derived from LIDAR imagery. Compatible with all Garmin mapping GPS devices.
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Topo map of California with some overedge.
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Topo map of Colorado.
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Topo map of Delaware for Garmin GPSr with overedge.
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A 24k quality topo map including 5ft contours lines, roads, trails, high resolution water data, and special Florida items such as bathymetric data for the entire state of Florida for your Garmin GPS unit. For mac and windows.
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Topo map of Georgia for Garmin GPSr with overedge
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A 24k quality topo map including 30ft contours lines, roads, trails, points of interest, and high resolution water data for the entire state of Hawaii. For mac and windows.
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A 24k quality topo map including 20ft and 40ft contours lines, roads, trails, points of interest, and high resolution water data for the entire state of Idaho. For mac and windows.
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Topo map of Illinois with some overedge.
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Topo map of Indiana for Garmin GPSr with some overedge.
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Topo map of Iowa for Garmin GPS with some overedge.
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Topo map of Kansas for Garmin GPSr with some overedge.
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Garmin Custom Map of Kauai, HI featuring USGS 24k topo raster imagery. Only compatible with the Oregon, Colorado and Dakota series running the newest firmware.
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Topo map of Kentucky for Garmin GPSr with some overedge
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Topo map of Louisiana for Garmin GPSr with some overedge
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Topo Map of Maine for Garmin GPSr with some overedge
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Topo map of Maryland, Delaware and the District of Columbia for Garmin GPS receivers.
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Topo map of Michigan for Garmin GPSr with overedge
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Topo map of Minnesota with overedge.
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A 24k quality topo map including 10ft contours lines, roads, trails, points of interest, and high resolution water data for the entire state of Mississippi. For mac and windows.
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Topo map of Missouri for Garmin GPSr with some overedge.
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A highly detailed 24K topographic map of Montana with National Forest and National Parks data.
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These are transparent trails and points maps.
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Topo map of Nebraska with some overedge.
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A 24k quality topo map including 40ft contours lines, roads, trails, and high resolution water data for the entire state of Nevada for your Garmin GPS unit. For mac and windows.
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Topo map of New Hampshire for Garmin GPSr with overedge.
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Topo map of New Jersey for Garmin GPS units with some overedge. Available for Mac & PC.
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A 24k quality topo map including 30ft contours lines, roads, trails, points of interest, and high resolution water data for the entire state of New Mexico. For mac and windows.
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Topo map of New York for Garmin GPS receivers with some overedge. Download for mac and windows.
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Topo map of North Carolina for Garmin GPSr with overedge.
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Topo map of North Dakota for Garmin GPSr with some overedge
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Northeast Topo United States Part 1 of 3 Last Updated: May 4th, 2009 16:00pm Map Boundary: North: 48° South: 41° West: -92° East: -66° Country: United States States: All of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Wisconsin Parts of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania
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Northeast Topo United States Part 2 of 3 Last Updated: May 4th, 2009 16:00pm Map Boundary: North: 40° South: 37° West: -92° East: -85° Country: United States States: Parts of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, and Missouri
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Northeast Topo United States Part 3 of 3 Last Updated: May 4th, 2009 16:00pm Map Boundary: North: 40° South: 37° West: -84° East: -72° Country: United States States: All of Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, and West Virginia Parts of Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia
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Topo map of Ohio for Garmin GPS units with some overedge.
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Topo map of Oklahoma for Garmin GPSr with some overedge.
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Topo map of Oregon for Garmin GPS receivers.
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Topo map of Pennsylvania for Garmin GPS receivers.
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Topographic map for South Carolina
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Topo map of South Dakota for Garmin GPSr with some overedge
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Topo map of Tennessee for Garmin GPSr with some overedge.
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Topo map of Texas for Garmin GPRs with overedge.
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Topo Afghanistan is the most detailed map available for Afghanistam on your Garmin GPS. This map has been tested in the field by members of the US Armed Forces including the U.S. Army, U.S. Marines, and U.S. Air Force both on and off ISAF installations.

Features

  • Full border to border topographic coverage
  • Geographic points of interest including wadi, summits, kariz and settlements
  • Land cover
  • Hydrographic features
  • Elevation profile so you can estimate terrain difficulty and display 3-D terrain shading on computer or compatible GPS devices
  • Enhanced situational awareness
  • Compatible with any GARMIN mapping GPS receiver that will display topographic maps

Map Availability

This map is available to members of the U.S. Government or their ISAF counterparts only due to the security situation in the country of Afghanistan.


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US Planimetric (non-contour) Alaska esatern hemisphere
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US Planimetric (non-contour) for Alaska and Hawaii
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US Planimetric (non-contour) for the Central US area
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US Planimetric (non-contour) for the Central East
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US Planimetric (non contour) for the North Central
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US Planimetric (non-contour) for the North East
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US Planimetric (non contour) for the North West
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US Planimetric (non-contour) of the South Central
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US Planimetric (non-contour) of the South East
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US Planimetric (non-contour) for the South West
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Topographic map for Utah
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Topo map of Virginia for Garmin GPS receivers.
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Topo map of Washington with some overedge.
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Topo map of West Virginia for Garmin GPS units with some overedge. Available for Mac & PC.
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Topo map of Wisconsin for Garmin GPSr with overedge
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World shaded relief kmz
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Topographic map for Wyoming
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