Panama & Costa Rica 1:550,000 Travel Map, waterproof, GPS-compatible REISE, 2014 edition This map is double-sided to provide the best balance between a good scale and a convenient sheet size (size 100 x 70 cm / 39.5 x 27.5 in) with topographic and tourist information. It is waterproof and tear-resistant, durable enough to survive time spent in the rucksack, pocket or on a restaurant table, particularly in the humid climate of Central America. The area's topography is presented by altitude colouring with contours and spot heights. Swamp areas, mangroves, seasonal rivers and lakes, and reefs are also indicated. Internal administrative boundaries are shown with names of the provinces. Road network includes un-surfaced local roads and tracks, and indicates driving distances on main and secondary roads and border crossings. The new "Alberto Motta Autopista" between Panama City and Colón is shown. Railways, harbours and local airfields are also shown. National parks and protected zones, including turtle protections areas are clearly marked. Picturesque towns and villages are highlighted and symbols indicate numerous places of interest, including UNESCO world heritage sites, churches and archaeological sites, camping sites and selected hotels, hot springs, viewpoints, beaches and surfing or scuba diving locations, etc. The map has a latitude and longitude grid at intervals of 30' and an extensive index of localities with a separate list of national parks and reserves. Multilingual map legend includes English, high quality German cartography.Formerly popular and highly acclaimed under the Rough Guide cover, this map is now available, updated, in its original version published by Reise Knowhow.