[talk-au] admin boundaries on garmin

John Henderson snowgum at gmx.com
Tue Feb 23 22:14:09 GMT 2010

edodd at billiau.net wrote:
> I used my garmin oregon 550 in the car on the way to Canberra yesterday.
> Messed up a bit because i hadn't put a routable map on it, so had Navit on
> the netbook on the passengers seat to assist me.
> However I noted that the OSM map on the Garmin clearly shows the admin
> boundaries with names - I was seeing the postcode or suburb boundaries
> (not sure which). Not helpful overall on a small screen.
> Anyone else got any comments (do we change our admin boundaries or deal
> with mkgmap)

One of the reasons I make my own Garmin maps is to suppress all admin 

Many times in the early days I found myself driving an unmapped road 
which was also an admin boundary, and didn't log that section as a gpx 
file because I mistook the boundary display for a highway.

John H

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