ASTER GDEM UK and Ireland v1.02

This update provides compatibility with newer versions of Mapsource, and includes coastlines (GSHHS2) and rivers (HydroSHEDS).

Coverage: UK and Ireland; and a bit of France

Approx: W11-E5 N49-61

Contours: 10m 100m 500m

Size: 246 Mb

Compatibility: Works with Mapsource 6.16.3

ASTER GDEM is a product of METI and NASA, 2009

Download here.

The basic instructions for installing this is:

1. Extract (unzip) the contents of the file into:
C:\Garmin\AG1-UK\

2. Incorporate the file AG1-UK.reg into the windows registry by double-clicking it. For your information, this is its contents:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Garmin\MapSource\Families\AG1-UK]
"ID"=hex:45,11
"IDX"="C:\\Garmin\\AG1-UK\\AG1-UK.mdx"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Garmin\MapSource\Families\AG1-UK\2]
"LOC"="C:\\Garmin\\AG1-UK\\"
"BMAP"="C:\\Garmin\\AG1-UK\\AG1-UK.img"
"TDB"="C:\\Garmin\\AG1-UK\\AG1-UK.tdb"

For 64-bit Windows:

Need to use a different registry file which includes the "Wow6432Node":

http://maps.three15.org/maps/ag1-uk.reg

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Garmin\MapSource\Families\AG1-UK]
"ID"=hex:45,11
"IDX"="C:\\Garmin\\AG1-UK\\AG1-UK.mdx"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Garmin\MapSource\Families\AG1-UK\2]
"LOC"="C:\\Garmin\\AG1-UK\\"
"BMAP"="C:\\Garmin\\AG1-UK\\AG1-UK.img"
"TDB"="C:\\Garmin\\AG1-UK\\AG1-UK.tdb"

Tiles are number as 44xxyzzz where xx is N degrees, y=0 for East, y=9 for West and zzz is E/W degrees. 44 is the UK IDD code. The FID is 4421.