The Garmin LakeVu HD features more than 17,000 total lakes, of which more than 5,700 are HD maps with 1 foot contours shoreline to shoreline.
The Ultimate Freshwater Fishing Map
These are the most feature-rich freshwater maps Garmin has ever offered. MaxDef maps bring the greatest possible detail to your chartplotter. LakeVü™ HD Ultra gives you everything available with LakeVü™ HD and adds even more features and precision.
MaxDef Lakes -- A Commitment to Accuracy
Garmin has invested in their own fleet of survey boats equipped with ultra-sensitive sonar technologies. This fleet is cruising lakes and rivers throughout the U.S., creating our own exclusive ultra-high detail maps - a level of detail that's unprecedented in recreational mapping. We started with the most popular fishing lakes and are traveling around the country adding more lakes all the time. These are Garmin exclusive MaxDef lakes.
Auto Guidance (More Than 5,700+ HD Lakes)
A Garmin exclusive, Auto Guidance directs you to your hot spots quickly by instantly creating an on-screen path for your boat to follow that avoids shallow water and other charted obstructions. Shown with MarinerEye view.
High Resolution Relief Shading (More Than 5,700+ HD Lakes)
High Resolution Relief Shading adds visual depth to the 2-D map making it easier to interpret contours and find fish holding structure.
Dynamic Lake Level (More Than 5,700+ HD Lakes)
Allows you to adjust your maps to the lake's current water levels giving you a better idea of spots that are either accessible or too shallow to explore.
Depth Range Shading (More Than 5,700+ HD Lakes)
Displays high-resolution Depth Range Shading to view your designated target depth. If you know the fish are biting between 10' and 15' you can mark that depth range.
FishEye View (More Than 5,700+ HD Lakes)
Underwater perspective shows 3-D representation of lake bottom and contours as seen from below the waterline. Interface with sonar data for customized view.
Sonar Imagery (More Than 40+ MaxDef Lakes)
Shows a nearly photographic view of the bottom, as if all the water had been drained away.
Surface and Side Scan Photos (More Than 40+ MaxDef Lakes)
Gives you a clear visual reference of notable spots above and structure below the surface of the water.
Features detailed coverage of more than 17,000 freshwater lakes, reservoirs and rivers throughout the continental U.S.
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