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Reading and understanding Japanese maps

Japanese Vintage Hiking Maps

Vintage Maps that Continue to Soldier on After years of faithfully pointing sightseers in the right direction, these mostly painstakingly hand drawn Japanese hiking maps take on an ethereal quality of their own. Though they may have withered and at times been superseded by contemporary signage...

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Hiking trails now embed on maps

Waypoints Successfully Embeded! For sometime now I considered a drawback of this site was the failure to provide schematic hiking routes. I have now addressed the issue...

Japanese hiking maps

Japanese Mapping Nomenclature Debunked Sometime back I read a blog entry by Ashley at survivingnjapan.com which gave the low down on reading Japanese hiking maps and...

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