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German Grid Ref Compass

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Find out your current location on the Gauß-Krüger-Koordinatensystem (Gauss–Krüger Coordinate System), the mapping reference system in use in Germany.

The app will provide you your Gauß-Krüger Reference number, along with your current compass bearing. Latitude and Longitude (WGS84) coordinates are also provided.

The accuracy of the device reading is also shown on screen.

Includes a graphical key to the "Gauß-Krüger-Koordinatensystem".

Will work worldwide, but intended for use only in Germany and surrounding territories.

Great for walkers, climbers, cyclists and outdoor enthusiasts. Always carry a physical compass and map in addition to your iPhone.

For the best accuracy, use in an open space, away from rocks or trees.

Like a traditional compass, use with the phone in a flat position, not upright.

When continued usage is required, you can set the iPhone Screen to stay on indefinitely, from the Settings tab.

Send or Share your location information in a Text Message (or iMessage), Email or Tweet*

This app requires Location Services to be enabled in your iPhone, and you must grant permission to the app to use these.

Compatible with iPhone 3GS, or newer. Not compatible with iPod Touch, iPad, or earlier iPhones (due to the lack of GPS and Compass hardware).

* - Internet Connection, and correctly configured Text Message (or iMessage), Email and / or Twitter settings, required to fulfill. Twitter functionality only available in iOS5, or later.