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Old 12-05-2018, 10:23 AM
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Default New Mapping from Garmin! LIDAR.

Sectioned coastal aerial overlay provides high-resolution imagery and local names of waterways and land features.High-resolution Aerial Imagery

Replaces the basemap so you can see every waterway and land feature.


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High-contrast offshore elevation shading allows you to easily see detail.


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Identifies local waterways and land features.


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Old 12-05-2018, 11:36 AM
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Do you have a link for the Lidar charts, I couldn't find them on the Garmin site. I've seen some Lidar images off of Broward County and they are incredible. I'd love to get Lidar of the treasure coast
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How do you get this? Purchase a card, download, free update?
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This was released last week. IT is the Garmin compatibility with "Standard Mapping"....

And really has nothing to do with LIDAR. LIDAR uses light emitting lasers to give you a topographical "3D like imagery of the surface of the earth. Standard mapping uses improved Sat imagery and NOAA bathy data to formulate some highly detailed chartpgraphy.. cool stuff but not LIDAR.
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Originally Posted by lumberman View Post
How do you get this? Purchase a card, download, free update?
This will be available on three levels on purchased cards.
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Originally Posted by mfeen1 View Post
This was released last week. IT is the Garmin compatibility with "Standard Mapping"....

And really has nothing to do with LIDAR. LIDAR uses light emitting lasers to give you a topographical "3D like imagery of the surface of the earth. Standard mapping uses improved Sat imagery and NOAA bathy data to formulate some highly detailed chartpgraphy.. cool stuff but not LIDAR.
You stand corrected......
https://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/lidar.html
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Ten years from now Garmin will be selling us green laser LIDAR transducers for recreational use. Maybe sooner.....
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Have any more details on what the High-contrast offshore elevation shading looks like off South FL?
Also the coverage area of the shading?
Interested but not finding much out there from the standard mapping or Garmin site on what to expect
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Wow! Great news for Garmin users. !!!!!!!
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Hey that’s Venice. Unfortunately SM isn’t releasing the card until January 1st. I’ll be there to pick one up that week.
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Garmin shows ship date of December 20th 2018
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Originally Posted by InternationalMarineBrian View Post
Garmin shows ship date of December 20th 2018
I was going to order the G3 ? Is this something separate ? I'd love to have the relief shading offshore....not just the contours.
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Yes it's separate, it's not on the G3
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Are they compatible with the older 840/1040 xs. Models?
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Originally Posted by InternationalMarineBrian View Post
Yes it's separate, it's not on the G3
I'm very interested in this chip as I have always envied the Simrad guys with their CMOR offshore charts. I found the link on Garmin's site and they are working with Standard Mapping. There is not much info on the hi res offshore coverage, so I called Standard Mapping. They said that they only have hi res offshore maps for Louisiana at this time, but will be working on other areas in the future. Does this jive with what you have heard IM?
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Garmin says late December, hopefully we get some additional details soon.
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Price?
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Garmin says from 199.99-499.99
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Here's the Link to what Garmin has on their site

Garmin Standard Mapping Link

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