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    AvatarNSquirrel
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    I hadn’t realised that PE supported What3words. (Briefly, locations are described by three words, which are a lot easier to use than standard grid references.)

    #25551
    GeoMagikGeoMagik
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    Yep! And just like our other supported coordinate systems, you can:

    • Search for locations offline by entering in the search bar at the top of the main menu.
    • Copy from another app and open Pocket Earth, it will auto-detect it and ask you if you want to view on the map.
    • Set as your preferred coordinate display format to see it used for map center point and on Pins, POI, etc.
    #25564
    nounoursnounours
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    cool!!!

    #25568
    AvatarNSquirrel
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    For those who have not come across it before, an example:

    The Eiffel Tower is at 48.85871° N, 2.29447° E
    Alternatively it is at spark.tulip.visions

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