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    Default Mapsource update gives odd aspect ratio

    I loaded the Iceland Topo map ... no problem, appears in Mapsource and is autorouting. When I updated Mapsource from 6.13.7 to the current version it had the impact that the map widened and flattened ... effectively a Mercatour projection. For places near the equator the impact is negligable, but for high latitudes such as Scotland or Iceland it results in a very odd looking maps indeed.

    I have checked all the setting options available and can find nothing that influences this appearance so I have reverted back to the earlier version on Mapsource. BUT ... the newer version has a number of advantages, and I would very much like to use it.

    Any advice gratefully received

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    Garmin knows about that, possible fix in MS 6.16, but not sure

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    Did some more digging around on the Garmin forums ... it seems they introduced this feature in 6.14 and have not removed it despite many protests from the customer base.

    A pity, since the 6.15.5 is visually more attractive than 6.13.7 ... but I cannot get used to the flattened appearance, which makes visual planning non-intuitive. So I will wait and hope ...

 

 

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