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Elevation data are necessary for many aspects of work with Locus:
Please do not confuse with current altitude that is obtained from GPS data together with values from the barometric pressure meter in your device (if applicable), see more >>. Current altitude values are also used for calculating elevation gain in recorded tracks.
To use all features above, it is necessary to download elevation data. There are a few methods on how to get them:
LoMaps and other offline maps from our map partners offered in Locus Store in packages cover the whole World. Each map package contains elevation data that can be downloaded separately for free:
Map or terrain shading serves better readability of the displayed terrain relief. Locus offers three modes:
Go to Settings > Maps > Advanced > Map shading > Enable (select which type of map should display the shading)