I love maps, and I’ve been collecting various forms of GPS data since I got my first automotive GPS back in 2009. I’m now putting together a collection of tutorials about collecting and using map data.
Recording and Extracting GPS Data to GPX Files
GPX is a file format for GPS data that many applications and websites can use. These tutorials show you how to log your travels with GPS devices and extract that data into GPX files.
Creating Maps with GPS Data
Got some GPX files? These tutorials will show you how to use them to make maps!
- Converting GPS Data Between GPX and KML
- Mapping GPS Data in Google Earth
- Mapping GPS Data in uMap
- Visualizing GPS Data With QGIS
Software and Utilities
- Natural Earth (vector and raster map data)