Geocaching Basics

Changing the Position Format

The Geocaching website used to obtain the coordinates uses a specific notation, degrees and decimal minutes (hddd°mmmmm’). Use the Quit button to navigate back out to the main menu. Locate and choose the Position Format option.

An image of the GPSMap 64st position format option.

The position format options allow you to change the coordinate system notation.

Choose hddd°mmmmm’ as the format.

GPSMap 64st degrees and decimal minutes format

The Geocaching website uses degrees and decimal minutes for geocache coordinates.

Use the Quit button to navigate back out to the main menu.