The map expands on the existing USGS Geologic Map layer by combining US Geological Survey data with over 200 different geologic maps at different scales around the world. Macrostrat then processes all that data, including information about the ages, tectonic histories, and types of the rocks.
Plan trips faster than ever with the new USFS Recreation Sites overlay in Gaia GPS. This new map layer clearly marks U.S. Forest Service campgrounds, trailheads, visitor centers, and other points of interest at high zoom levels, letting you view your options across an entire national forest.
In the U.S., a wilderness area is officially defined as a place “retaining its primeval character and influence,” a place “untrammeled by man, where man himself is a visitor who does not remain.” As such, wilderness areas are the gold standard for conservation, preservation, and experiencing nature in its rawest form. But in the developed… Read More »
Volcanic mountain ranges, hot springs, and world-class powder skiing are enough to put Japan on any adventure traveler’s map. Next time you’re considering an international vacation, here are a few reasons Japan should make your short list. 1) Downloadable topo maps mean it’s easy to navigate. Whether you’re sightseeing, snorkeling, skiing, or hiking in Japan,… Read More »
Whether you’re chasing powder or just trying to avoid a day of postholing in two feet of fresh, the new 24-, 48-, and 72-hour Snowfall Forecast overlays make it easy to dial in your winter trip prep. Available for both iOS users as well as on gaiagps.com, the Snowfall Forecast overlays use color-coded shading to… Read More »