Using the UTM/MGRS map coordinate system
These pages are a step-by-step guide to using UTM / MGRS coordinates.
A Quick Guide to Using UTM Coordinates
Getting to Know the Metric System
Shorthand for UTM Coordinates
Using a UTM grid overlay tool
Why Use UTM Coordinates
More details about the UTM coordinate system
UTM Coordinates on USGS topographic maps
Using a UTM Corner Ruler
Using a UTM Slot Style Tool
The information presented in these pages is available in a printed booklet titled
"Using your GPS with the UTM Map Coordinate System"
The booklet is a handy reference and many of the detailed graphics
reproduce much better on paper than they do on the web.
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