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Old 11-02-2009, 09:33 AM   #1
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New Baja Almanac

For Baja adventurers, this is exciting news -- the makers of the until recently out-of-print (but essential) Baja Almanac have finally released a new (3rd) edition!

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  • Larger Size 10.75 wide x 15.25 tall[/*:m:3dfhnceo]
  • Printed on 70lb Paper with Matte Finish for a crisper, more defined presentation[/*:m:3dfhnceo]
  • Adjoining Map Overlap each map displays an overlapping segment of adjoining map pages[/*:m:3dfhnceo]
  • Updated Land Routes & Cultural Features[/*:m:3dfhnceo]
  • Complete Indexes, Mileage Chart and Primary Route Distance in both miles & kilometers[/*:m:3dfhnceo]
They have a sample image here: http://www.baja-almanac.com/wp-conte...lmanac_f22.pdf

Here's my GPS track from a year ago plotted on this sample map (using OziExplorer). The real latitude/longitude grid and tick marks are nice, but the map still doesn't seem perfectly calibrated with reality. On this image, the road south from San Rafeal has improved, but still doesn't exactly match my experience.



In any case, I just ordered my copy!

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Old 11-02-2009, 11:09 AM   #2
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Re: New Baja Almanac

Just ordered Ours
thanx buddy
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Old 11-03-2009, 12:55 PM   #3
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Re: New Baja Almanac

Outstanding news!!! Thanks for the heads up Geoffff.
Anyone even thinking of heading down this way (Baja) NEEDS to get a copy of this almanac. Worth it's weight in gold.
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Old 11-08-2009, 11:02 AM   #4
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Re: New Baja Almanac

Never used this one before. Looks good. Just ordered from the publisher.

Hope to get down the East Cape in March.

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Old 11-08-2009, 08:08 PM   #5
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Re: New Baja Almanac

Just ordered mine. Thank you for the heads-up.
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Old 11-09-2009, 09:28 AM   #6
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Damnit Geoff, you beat me to the punch. My copy is on its way!!
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Old 11-13-2009, 01:10 PM   #7
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Re: New Baja Almanac

It's for real! Mine arrived yesterday. I really like the larger format -- less page turning. It's now the same size as my DeLorme Atlas & Gazetteer and Benchmark Road & Recreation Atlas map books.

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Old 11-13-2009, 01:39 PM   #8
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Got mine yesterday too. In-laws are driving down on Sunday. If I was a good son-in-law, I'd give them my copy. Sad for them, I'm a son-of-a-......
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Old 11-13-2009, 05:41 PM   #9
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Will someone stop by my place in N. Calif., pick my copy out of my mailbox and bring it down to Baja for me??? I'm lost and can't find my way north....
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Old 11-14-2009, 08:56 AM   #10
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