Garmin color map navigator owner’s manual
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eTrex Legend C
Saved Track Page
4. The Saved Track Page allows you to rename the track, view the
track distance, view the calculated area encompassed by the
track (an area is deﬁ ned even if the track is open ended) and
specify a color for the track when displayed on the map page
(Show On Map). On-screen buttons at the bottom of the page
allow you to Save the track (OK), delete, view it on the Map, and
navigate the track back to any point along the track (TracBack).To view a Track on the Map:1. With the Saved Tracks Page for the track or the Track Log
displayed, highlight the Map button and press ENTERto display
the Map Page.
2. A map showing the entire track appears with Begin and End markers. Any User Waypoints added to the Track are dis
To calculate the area of a Track:1. With the Track Log Page displayed and the Track Log On, press the
MENUkey, highlight the Area Calculation option and press ENTER.2. Press ENTERto start the calculation as you begin to move and
deﬁ ne the area’s boundaries. The page now displays a Stop
3. When you have completed deﬁ ning the area, press ENTERto
display the page with a Save button.4. Press ENTERagain to save the new track to the Saved Tracks
Saved Track on the Map Page
Save Calculated Track
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A Track Elevation Profile can be created from Digital Elevation Models
(DEM) maps (MapSource U.S. Topo 24K) which include elevation data
contained in the map. To create a track profile, you must be located
within the geographic area supported by the DEM map data loaded on
your eTrex Legend C. A Track Profile page displays when you select
“Profile.” See page 74 for more information about MapSource U.S. Topo
24K maps.To view a Track Proﬁ le:1. With the Saved Tracks Page for the Track displayed, press the
MENUkey to display the Proﬁ le option.
2. Then press ENTERto display the Track Proﬁ le.
The beginning of the track is marked by a ﬂ ag and you can scroll
across the proﬁ le by pressing the left ROCKERkey arrow.
As you scroll the proﬁ le, the elevation for each point on the
proﬁ le is displayed at the top of the page and the distance from
the Start point and the End Point is displayed at the bottom.
3. At any point along the proﬁ le, you can press ENTERto display
that point on the map.
4. Press the MENUkey to use “Zoom Ranges” and “Hide Symbols”
Zoom Ranges Page View Proﬁ le
Track Proﬁ le Page
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To use the TracBack feature:1. With the Saved Tracks Page for the track or the Track Log
displayed, highlight the TracBack button and press ENTERto
display the TracBack Page.
2. A map showing the entire track appears and you are prompted
to select the point you want to TracBack to. Use the ROCKERkey
to move the Panning Arrow to the desired point on the map and
pressENTERto start navigating the TracBack.
3. Select either “Follow Road” to route back to the selected point using
available roadways or “Follow Track” to retrace your original path of travel. Highlight the “Don’t ask Again” option and press ENTERifyou want to use the same option the next time you use TracBack.4. When the TracBack Navigation Page appears, directions to the
ﬁ rst turn on the track display at the top of the page. Move in
the direction of the ﬁ rst turn. When you reach the ﬁ rst turn, the
display provides direction to the next turn, and so on, until you
have reached your destination.
5.To exit a TracBack, press the MENUkey and select “Stop Navigation.”To create a User Waypoint on a Saved Track:1. With a saved track displayed on the map, use the ROCKERkey
to move the Panning Arrow to the point on the track that you
want to mark as a user waypoint. Press ENTERto display the
Mark Waypoint Page.
2. Customize the user waypoint if desired as explained on page 19;
then highlight the “OK” button and press ENTERto save.
Active Tracback Following the Track
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GPS NavigationUsing Routes
Creating and Using a Route
With routes, you can create a sequence of intermediate waypoints that
lead you to your ﬁ nal destination. The eTrex Legend C stores 50 routes,
with up to 250 waypoints each. A route can be created and modiﬁ ed from
the Routes Page, and waypoints can be added to a route from the Find
Menu. More complex routes can be created using a PC and MapSource
mapping programs and then transferred to the unit memory. Auto-Routes
which are generated when you select “Go To” for a Find item, map item or
waypoint cannot be saved. To create and save a route:1. Access the “Routes” page from the Main Menu. The page has a
“New” button, an “Active” button and a list of saved routes.
2. Use the ROCKERkey to highlight the “New” button and press
ENTERto display the route Setup Page.
3. With an empty row (dashed) in the route list highlighted, press
ENTERto display the Find Menu.
4. Use the Find Menu to select a route waypoint from one of the
Find Menu groups and display the Information Page for the
selected waypoint, city, exit, point of interest, etc. Highlight the
on-screen “Use” button and press ENTERto place it on the
Route Waypoint List.
5. To add more waypoints to the route, repeat the process in Steps
3 and 4. You can rename the route if desired.
6. Press QUITto save it to the Saved Routes list or highlight the
“Navigate” button and press ENTERto navgiate.
List of Saved Routes
Route Setup Page Active Route Page
when following roads Indicates
Active Route Page
when Off Road
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Using Routes GPS Navigation
Methods of navigating to a destination:• When you activate the “Go To” button on the Information Page for
a User Waypoint or other Find Menu items, the eTrex Legend C
creates a straight path (point to point) from your current location to
• When you press the “Navigate” button on a Route page, the eTrex
Legend C creates a route composed of several User Waypoints or
Find Menu items, with the last being your destination. It navigates
directly from point to point. Before each turn in the route a turn
page displays a guidance message and graphic of the turn. You can
view the turns at any time by pressing the ROCKERkey Up or
Down arrows while the route is active.
• These two navigation methods change when you select the “Follow
Roads” option from the Routing Setup Page. Both Go To navigation
and point to point routing become routes that use roads.
The routes use existing roadways (either those in the basemap or
from downloaded detail mapping) to automatically calculate a route
to your destination. Turns on roadways are added to the active route
page and is preceded by a guidance message with graphic display of
If there are not enough roads at your location to calculate a route, a
message appears to advise you.
Go To (Distance)
Direct Line Navigation
Navigation using Existing
Navigation from Waypoint to
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