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  • Comes with a built-in worldwide basemap with shaded relief that helps you navigate with ease
  • 3-axis, tilt-compensated electronic compass shows your heading even when you're standing still and holding the unit upright or at an angle
  • Features a 2.2 in., 65k color display that can be viewed in bright sunlight
  • WAAS-enabled receiver locates your position quickly and maintains reception under heavy cover
  • Compatibility with Russian Glonass system allows about 20% faster and more reliable satellite acquisition, helpful in challenging spots such as deep canyons or tall buildings
  • Allows wireless unit-to-unit transfer of routes, tracks, waypoints and geocaches; works with Montana-series, Oregon-series, Dakota 20, GPSMAP 62S, 62ST, 78S and 78SC devices
  • 1.7 gigabytes of memory make it easy to add maps; choose from Garmin TOPO U.S. 24k maps, BlueChart® g2 marine maps and City Navigator® road maps (sold separately)
  • Altimeter tracks changes in barometric pressure to pinpoint your altitude while you're on the trail
  • Supports geocaching GPX files for downloading geocache locations and details straight to the unit using the high-speed USB connection
  • Stores and displays geocache location, terrain, difficulty, hints and descriptions—no more manually entering coordinates or toting around paper printouts!
  • MicroSD™ card slot for storing additional data
  • Operational buttons are located along the sides of the device for easy 1-hand operation
  • 2 AA batteries (sold separately) provide up to 25 hrs. of use of the Garmin eTrex 30 GPS
  • Waterproof design meets IEC 60529 lPX7 standards (can be submerged to 1m for up to 30 min.)


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Best Use Backpacking
Preloaded Map None
Basemap Yes
Wireless Communication Yes
OS Compatibility Windows, Mac
Display Size 2.2 (diagonal) inches
Screen Pixels 176 x 220
Visual Map Display Yes
Color Screen Yes
Number of Routes 200
Number of Waypoints 2,000
Internal Memory 1.7 GB internal/expandable microSD card slot
Expandable Memory Yes
Compass Yes
Altimeter Pressure-based
Compact Antenna Yes
Position Accuracy WAAS enabled 3 meters
Batteries 2 AA
Average Battery Life 25 hours
Dimensions 3.9 x 2.1 x 1.3 inches
Weight 5 ounces

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