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The National Geographic TOPO! State series titles are no longer available. The product line will be taken off our website soon.
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National Geographic TOPO! State Series Topographic Map Software for PC and Mac
TOPO! Arizona
National Geographic is changing the packaging of the TOPO! State Series product. You can find more information about this on a separate page.
The award-winning National Geographic TOPO! State series mapping software features seamless statewide coverage USGS Topographic maps on CD-ROM. It is truly the ultimate outdoor recreation mapping software.
TOPO! State Series Features the Best Maps - for PC and Mac:
The National Geographic TOPO! State Series products combine the best maps from National Geographic and the USGS to give you seamless map coverage at every level of detail. You choose the level of detail that you need. TOPO! gives you five map levels, from National Geographic Atlas maps to 1:24,000 scale seamless topographic maps—the most detailed outdoor recreation maps available.
Each map is scanned at very high resolution for amazing print quality. Stunning shaded relief, generated from millions of points of elevation, makes it easier to quickly visualize the lay of the land.
A new feature is Live Map Updates. This enhancement enables you to get the latest maps online as they become available.
You can add latitude/longitude or UTM coordinates to any map for use with your GPS.
Finally, the National Geographic TOPO! State Series is PC and Mac Compatible – This is the only topographic mapping software that is designed for the Mac OS X platform, as well as Windows.
Create Your Own Custom Topographic Maps:
The National Geographic TOPO! State Series software's intuitive interface enables you to effortlessly zoom and pan across each of the five map layers. You can use the new 3D feature to put yourself in the center of the map, and stop at any point along the way to see the rich detail. The 3D capability is new to this version of TOPO! - you no longer need the Streets & 3-D Views Expansion Pack.
One-click trail profiles show you the trail’s distance, along with elevation gain and loss. You can toggle shaded relief on and off to quickly visualize each area’s land features.

TOPO!'s powerful and easy-to-use suite of features gives outdoor enthusiasts and map professionals the ultimate interactive map:

  • Cutomize maps with routes, symbols, notes, and photos.
  • Export maps for use in other applications.
  • Link your digital photos to maps.
  • Access over 1 million places with TOPO!’s USA Place Finder.

The intuitive user-interface is easy to learn, yet powerful. The screen shot of TOPO! Nevada shows a planned ascent of Boundary Peak straddling California and Nevada. Note that the screen shots shown on our website were made with the previous generation of the TOPO! product. We will add updated screen shots soon.

Print Perfect Trail Maps:
TOPO! allows you to select the exact area you want to print, even if it is larger than the screen, or covers multiple quad maps. And the true color imaging uses millions of colors to optimize maps for viewing and printing. Print maps in color or black and white, include elevation profiles, select latitude/longitude or UTM grids, or choose from a variety of other navigation aids. For best results, you can print waterproof software trail maps on Advanture Paper.
Use the National Geographic TOPO! State Series with your GPS:

GPS has fundamentally changed navigation. A GPS can tell you exactly where you are but only a map can show you where that is. The TOPO! State products make it easy to enjoy and use your GPS with a complete set of GPS trip planning tools, including the GPS database, USA Place Finder, and customized GPS map grids. Some of the things that you can do with TOPO! software and your GPS include:

  • Great for use in geocaching – download GPX files to find treasures in your area.
  • Find the exact latitude/longitude of any point on the map.
  • Transfer waypoints and routes between your GPS unit and the National Geographic TOPO! State software to find where you want to go or where you have been.
  • Store, organize, and manage an unlimited number of waypoints.

The National Geographic TOPO! State Series also features USB support for GPS with your Mac or PC.

An overview description of topographic maps is provided on a separate page, as is a general guide to using GPS units with a topographic map.
TOPO! State Series Review:
You may read a review of the National Geographic TOPO! State Series product on our Reviews page.
PC and Mac System Requirements and GPS Receiver Support:

TOPO! will run on Windows 95, 98, 2000, ME, NT, and XP, Vista, Windows 7, and Macintosh OS 10.2 or higher. The minimum PC hardware requirements are 486 DX/66 MHz, 64 MB RAM, and 8 MB video memory. The minimum Mac hardware requirements are 350 MHz G3, 128 MB RAM, and 16 MB video memory. TOPO! State Series products work with all color and black and white printers supported by these operating systems.

TOPO! works with most popular handheld GPS receivers manufactured by Garmin, Eagle, Lowrance, Suunto, and Magellan. Direct link requires USB port and USB-to-Serial converter cable (sold separately by third parties).

Available States:
We have the TOPO! State Series map software for all states, in-stock and ready to ship:
TOPO! New England
You can get a copy of the GMU Boundaries CD-ROM or the PCT and USA Hot Springs CD-ROM just by requesting it in the "Notes for this order" field that is on the first page of our shopping cart. We will include it with any order that contains at least one TOPO! State product (limit one CD-ROM of each per order).
The National Geographic TOPO! State series titles are no longer available. The product line will be taken off our website soon.