SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 15, 2011-Trimble introduced a new large-format, map-printing service for the construction, surveying, agriculture, and field research trades, available through MyTopo.
website has a simple five-step process to design custom maps for areas in the U.S. and Canada. Base map options include
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and Department of Natural Resources Canada
(DRCAN) topographic maps, up-to-date color aerial imagery from the U.S. Department
of Agriculture (USDA) and TopoPhoto maps (a hybrid topographical/aerial photo
addition, users can overlay GPS coordinates on maps, select the map scale, add
navigation grids, and personalize them with their name and map title.
MyTopo offers five, large-format print sizes (from 18" x 24" to
60" x 84"). Paper choices include waterproof, glossy, laminated or
banner-style material. Smaller map sizes can be professionally-folded for use
in the field.
two largest sizes (48" x 60" and 60" x 84") were recently
added to accommodate demand for wall maps that can be scaled to cover mountain
ranges, counties, cities, or to magnify smaller tracts of land.
ability to quickly create and easily order large-format topo maps and aerial
photos is an ideal service for customers who need a true-to-scale and
up-to-date topographic map or aerial image," said Kevin Toohill, general
manager for MyTopo. "These maps can be used for plotting, planning and
tracking progress on projects or for hanging on an office wall." The maps
are printed and shipped within 24 hours of the order.
offers the most up-to-date topos available and has enhanced thousands of base
topo maps with info from the U.S. Forest Service and other map providers. The
aerial imagery comes from the USDA National Agriculture Imagery Program (NAIP)
and is updated every two or three years during the growing season.
for custom maps start at $9.95. To build a map or for more information, go to:
Trimble Offers New Map-Printing Service
November 21, 2011