A Jamaica Road Map - by Cheri Youmans
Jamaica is one of the popular tourist destinations and like any other rule that applies to safe traveling, carrying a detailed road map is among one of those.
It is very important to have a prior idea of the place before going there and what else it could be other than a road map. Jamaica road maps are readily available at major towns such as Montego Bay, Negril, Kingston, Port Maria, Runaway Bay, at the airports, hotels, resorts etc.
One can also download online maps from several Jamaican sites. These downloadable maps are topographic raster maps, GPS vector maps and can be printed to carry along with.
A Jamaican roadmap on a 1:350,000 scale is published by The Jamaica Tourist Board in association with Esso. Similarly it has published a road map with Texaco where separate street maps on 1:34,000 for Kingston and other major towns are also attached. The other popular Jamaica road maps are the ones published by Shell, Hildebrandt (1:300,000) and ITMB (1:250,000).
These maps show detailed topographic information generally published on waterproof, lightweight, resistant to tearing and paper like plastic sheets. These maps shows different types of roads, distances between the towns, railways, county and parish boundaries, hotels, popular places, airports, public beaches, golf courses, etc.
The elevated topographic features on these maps are depicted through hypsometric color tints. Some of these maps also include detailed street plans of major towns in the inset to help one easily move around in these towns.
After landing in Jamaica, there are varieties of road maps to choose from different travel stores. It is important to spatially orient yourself and figure out the routes, the destinations before actually setting on the journey.
It is also important to find out the distance one is traveling and decide on how much detailed map would be adequate so as to not waste money at the same time doesn’t ruin their vacation due to inadequate information.
For a dream vacation, it is as important to have a road map as anything else. In a foreign destination, road maps are the best navigation tools and the same holds true for Jamaica.
Spatial orientation given by these road maps is essential to guide one in an unknown land. Get the best Jamaican roadmaps and make sure that your stay in Jamaica is great fun and remarkable lifetime experience. with your
You can find a typical Jamaican road map online at Jamaicancaves.org.
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