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MYTOPO.com (Billings, MT) Releases New Product: A Navigation-Ready TOPOHOTO ™ Map

March 30, 2007View for printing

Landowners and outdoor enthusiasts who have for years relied on the United States Geological Survey (USGS) topographic map series now have a new option.

MyTopo.com, an innovator in the mapping industry, has created a TopoPhoto ™ map, which combines information from the reliable USGS topographic map with a recent color aerial photograph, creating a navigation-ready hybrid map. “The Topophoto ™ maps take the best available topographic data and aerial photographs and combines them to create a more updated map, which we think will replace or at least be a useful supplement to the aging USGS topo maps we have relied upon for years,” said Toohill. The maps are available now to order via the company’s online ordering system, and, like the company’s other maps, can be centered any place in the US, printed on large sheets of waterproof or glossy paper, personalized with a name and title, and shipped to the customer’s doorstep within 24-48 hours.

The maps provide the ability to see the elevation contours, roads, buildings, and geographic features labeled on a color aerial photograph taken in 2003-2006. “The TopoPhoto ™ maps reveal recent changes on the landscape, including vegetation and development, but they maintain the traditional reliability of the USGS topographic maps,” added Toohill.

MyTopo.com specializes in providing an easy and convenient process for outdoor enthusiasts to order large-format printed maps, including topo maps, aerial photos, and the new TopophotoTM maps. Customers use a five step process to customize their maps online; the maps are printed and shipped within 24-48 hours. The ordering process allows the customer to center their map any place in the US, choose the map’s scale, provide a title, and personalize further with the map owner’s name. The maps can be printed in several size choices and on waterproof, glossy or laminated paper. They range in price from $9.95 to $59.95, depending on map type and paper size.

The new TopophotoTM maps are available in more than 25 states, with the remaining states becoming available over the next several months. Current customers can reorder previously ordered topo or aerial photo maps in the TopophotoTM format by logging into their accounts and selecting the option to “start a new map here.” The TopophotoTM maps are available in all three sizes and paper types and start at $29.95.

MyTopo.com is a private company based in Billings, MT. The company sells maps directly via http://www.mytopo.com, and also resells its maps via many popular websites including http://www.Topozone.com, http://www.MapTech.com, http://www.Cabelas.com, http://www.Remington.com, http://www.Realtree.com, the Digital Map Store and many more mapping and outdoor-related sites. To learn more about the company, visit http://www.mytopo.com or call 866-587-9015. High resolution product images and logos are available upon request.
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