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How to measure distances and bearings?

To compute distances and bearings between any locations:

  • Move the map center over the initial location and tap it ;
  • Select Create a landmark… ;
  • Scroll down the list and select Measure .

The Measure tool side-view is displayed.


  • When you move the map center over any other location, the distance and bearing from the initial location to the screen center is previewed ;
  • Tap + location to define a destination location. You can repeat this process for any number of locations;
  • To move over a particular location using coordinates, you can use the Search tool;
  • When you've done, tap on the Save & Close icon to close the measure tool.

Your measures remain displayed on the map until you delete them.

Lines between measured locations are colored depending on the bearing: red when going north, blue when going south.


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