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La Paz location

Travel Forums System Talk La Paz location

1. Posted by monkyhands (Respected Member, 1 posts) 8 Sep '07 06:28

Hi there!

I don't know if this is the right place for this sort of thing, but I can't find anywhere else to inform you of this: the location for La Paz in Bolivia is off - you have it placed well north of Rurrenabaque, whereas it is in fact well south of there, and closer to Lake Titicaca and Copacaban. I don't know the exact coordinates, but I have found online indications that it is around 16.20S and 68.10W, which is where I have placed it on my trip map.

Hope you can fix it...


2. Posted by Sander (Moderator, 4397 posts) 8 Sep '07 07:07

Heh, you're right, that's way off. Must be the worst the dataset we used for the map has ever been yet. (Although it wouldn't surprise me if there is indeed a tiny little village called La Paz at those coordinates, too.)

Sam or Peter should be able to fix that. (Note, decimal coordinates are -16.4951, -68.1372 (shamelessly copied from wikipedia).) :)

3. Posted by Peter (Admin, 5465 posts) 8 Sep '07 13:45

Thanks for the tip, I've updated the co-ordinates!