The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Improving Lives, Communities and the Economy

Make My Map in Google: Detailed

Author: 
Mosqueda, Martha
Hongu, Nobuko
Publication Date: 
July 2010
Publication Number: 
AZ1524b
Pages: 
4 pp.
Abstract or Description: 
"(Make My Map in Google (Part 1: Overview, Part 2: Detailed) GPS Watches for Measuring Energy Expenditure during Physical Activity"
Maps are a valuable tool among professionals including engineers, environmental specialists, and city developers. Online mapping using GPS has gained popularity in vehicles and cell phones. Recently, online mapping can be used to create your own map (Google My Map) by adding personal photos, related website links, and collaborating with others. Online mapping has now become useful and fun for all ages in a variety of settings. The fact sheets provide a basic (Part 1: Overview) and detailed (Part 2: Detailed) how-to guide to Make a Map in Google [My Maps] using a GPS receiver or GPS watch, as well as enhancing those maps into a poster. We also included interesting facts and useful tips for readers. This article can be used as a guide to encourage youth to map their favorite places, as well as share these places with other youth, friends, family, community groups and organizations.
Language: 
English
Publisher: 
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Contributor: 
Nutritional Sciences
Relation: 
University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Publication AZ1524b
Keyword: 
Online Mapping
GPS
Hiking
Outside Activity
Type: 
Text
Subject Category: 
Food Safety, Nutrition and Health
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