Friday, February 26, 2016
DeLorme Atlas About to be History
The DeLorme Atlas & Gazetteer published for every state, and which has led millions of outdoorsmen into areas not covered by any state map, may be about to disappear. The purchase of DeLorme, of Yarmouth, ME, is in the works by Swiss-based Garmin. Their interest is satellite communications and high-tech development, and they have already said one of their first moves would be the elimination of the map publishing business. This is tragic, and proof that not all progress is progress. This would definitely be a step backwards. Here's the link to the story.