PeakFinder USA West 1.0 Creates Panoramic Mountain View And Labels Peaks

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[] Zurich, Switzerland - Announcing that, the developer of the award winning PeakFinder Alps, has just released the latest update for iPhone and iPod touch users in the US. PeakFinder USA West 1.0 creates gorgeous panoramic views of mountain ranges in the Western United States, including the Sierra Nevada, the Rockies, and the costal ranges. All prominent peaks are labeled for easy identification, and the Digital Binocular feature lets users zoom in to identify less prominent peaks. This is a must have app for climbers, adventurers, and people who just crave information about the world around themand those who are just curious about geography.

PeakFinder USA West 1.0 features include:
* Fast rendering of the surrounding landscapes in a range of 200 miles
* Smooth scrolling and zooming
* Digital binoculars to select less prominent peaks (Screenshot 2)
* Fast rendering of the surrounding landscapes in a range of 200 miles
* Covers the complete area of the US west including Rocky Mountains, Coastal Ranges, Sierra Nevada... (Screenshot 3)
* Includes more than 30,000 peak names
* Panoramic view rendering works completely offline
* Uses GPS to get your current location
* Google Maps (online) for view point selection
* Dialog for entering coordinates manually (useful for iPods)
* Supports integrated compass on 3GS
* Supports accelerometer on 3G and iPod touch
* Free text search
* Functionality for updating the peak directory

Whether they are in the mountains of the western US, or sitting in their favorite recliner at home, users can pull out their device and see a beautiful panoramic view. All prominent peaks are identified with tags, and they can call up important information about a peak by tapping one of the mountain's tags. The main screen shows a section of the panorama, and the view direction is shown on the compass in the upper right hand corner of the display.

If they're actually standing on top of the world, they can tap the GPS icon to see the panoramic view from their actual location. Users can also pan by dragging the screen and zoom with the familiar iPhone two finger gesture. By tapping the "Walk" icon, the user ascends the selected mountain to view the panorama from that peak. PeakFinder USA West 1.0 is a fantastic travel and adventure tool as well as a great pocket reference for teachers and geography buffs.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone and iPod touch
* Requires iPhone OS 3.0 or later
* 87.9 MB

Pricing and Availability:
PeakFinder USA West 1.0 is only $1.99 (USD) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Travel category. Promo codes are available for qualified reviewers. Please specify the website or blog you represent when making your request.

Located in Switzerland, is owned and operated by an independent app developer with a love for mountaineering. This love led him to develop PeakFinder Alps, an award winning app that has enjoyed great success in Europe. Copyright (C) 2010 Mobile-App-Marketing-Makeover & Edward Turner. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.


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