US Gold Map Tutorials

How to find gold tutorials for the modern gold prospector

Google Earth™ US Gold Map™ Tutorials

TUTORIAL - US Gold Maps™ & Google Earth™ Usage Instructions (when using hard copy CD/DVD)

Google Earth™ Usage Instructions

Active & Abandoned Gold Claims Map for Google Earth™

Active & Abandoned Gold Claims Map for Google Earth™

Your gold map CD contains all the documents and files needed to begin your search for gold claim locations.

1. Insert the CD into your computer disc drive.

2. IMPORTANT! Copy the files on the CD to a
location on your computer.

3. (optional) If CD files end in .zip, unzip the main files (using Winzip, 7zip or any .zip unzipping software).

4. Ensure you have the latest version of Google Earth™ installed. It can be downloaded free of charge here: http://www.google.com/earth/

5. Open Google Earth™. Click “File” from the top menu. Click “Open” and locate the map files copied from the disc (from Step 2). Double click or select multiple map files and click “Open”.

NOTE: Some of the State files are very large, so they might take a moment to load.

7. Click on any claim location to view details.

8. Need More Help? Visit USGoldMaps.com for video tutorials and contact info.

TUTORIAL *VIDEO* - Free Active & Abandoned Gold Claims + USGM Quad-View™ Maps Trial

This video tutorial covers how to use the Active & Abandoned Claims Map and USGM Quad-View™ US Gold Maps™.

TUTORIAL *VIDEO* - How to search for claims by name or title using US Gold Maps™ and Google Earth™

This video tutorial covers how to search for claims by claim name.

Garmin BaseCamp™ US Gold Map™ Tutorials

TUTORIAL - US Gold Maps™ & Garmin BaseCamp™ Usage Instructions

GPS Gold Maps Legend

Garmin BaseCamp™ Legend for Active & Abandoned Claims Maps & USGM Quad-View™ Gold Maps.

Your gold map CD contains all the documents and files needed to begin your search for gold claim (Active & Abandoned Claims Map) and/or Federally registered (USGM Quad-View™ Maps) gold site locations.

1. Insert the CD into your computer disc drive.

2. IMPORTANT! Copy the files on the CD to a
location on your computer.

3. (optional) If CD files end in .zip, unzip the main files (using Winzip, 7zip or any .zip unzipping software).

4. Ensure you have the latest version of Garmin BaseCamp™ installed. It can be downloaded free of charge here: http://www.garmin.com/en-US/shop/downloads/basecamp

5. Open Garmin BaseCamp™. Select the folder you would like to import the map into e.g. My Collection. Click “File” from the top menu. Click “Import into My Collection” (My Collection could be any folder name you selected for the import) and locate the map files copied from the disc (from Step 2). Double click or select multiple map files and click “Open”.

NOTE: Some of the State files are very large, so they might take a moment to load.

7. Click on any claim location to view details. Click on “Notes” to view additional details about the location.

8. Need More Help? Visit USGoldMaps.com for video tutorials and contact info.

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