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I am just wondering who else uses satellite maps when on trips, I always print off a satellite view of my routes I will take on trips the reason behind this is that I get an ideal of the area and maybe help if something happens while on the road. I also use it in case something happens and I have to make it home on foot in an emergency, this way I know where there are towns, homes or farms that I would want to bypass if needed. also I use them to locate before hand water and other useful information that could make getting home hard
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I don't print them off, but if I'm stopping some place on the road where there's a motel, I'll look at it via satellite view so I'll easily recognize it when I get there.

It really makes a huge difference in terms of knowing what things will look like.
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Any kind of map is good when going into familiar OR unfamiliar terrain. Satellite is nice though, i always print a few off. One from a distant view, and a few zoomed in on areas ill be going through or staying in.
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