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Magellan GPS To Sponsor Geocaching.com's 8th Annual Worldwide Cache In Trash Out Events to Clean Up the Environment


SANTA CLARA, Calif.   (April 19, 2010) Magellan GPS announces their exclusive sponsorship of Geocaching.com's Cache In Trash Out (CITO) worldwide event. CITO is an ongoing environmental initiative supported by the global geocaching community dedicated to cleaning up parks and other cache-friendly places around the world to help preserve the natural beauty of our outdoor resources.

Magellan GPS will host a Cache In Trash Out (CITO) event at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco on Saturday, April 24, 2010. The Magellan CITO event, hosted in cooperation with the San Francisco Recreation and Parks department, challenges people to a geocaching adventure in addition to cleaning up litter throughout the world famous park.

Geocachers and other outdoor enthusiasts are welcome to participate in a coordinated clean-up effort to benefit the Golden Gate Park, as well as embark on a new geocaching adventure. Come prepared with your own GPS device or borrow a new eXplorist GC product that Magellan will have on hand.

Magellan is excited to partner with Geocaching.com to support this important environmental clean-up effort. There are hundreds of Cache In Trash Out events happening worldwide and Magellan is proud to be part of keeping our parks and outdoor recreation areas litter free, said Peggy Fong, President and Chief Operating Officer at Magellan.

Magellanメs family friendly event in San Francisco will include geocaching competitions, a free lunch, and prize giveaways.

The Official Magellan GPS Cache In Trash Out Event


  • Saturday, April 24 from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

  • People can sign-up to participate on the day of the event at Speedway Meadows (GPS Coordinates for Table 17 and 18) at 9 a.m.

  • Coordinates are 37¡ 46’ 07.96" N 122¡ 29' 06.63" W

  • The person who collects the most trash will win a prize.


Magellan GPS will showcase the recently launched eXplorist GC at the event. eXplorist GC is the first dedicated GPS device for geocaching that includes out-of-the-box paperless geocaching, pre-loaded with the most popular geocaches in the world, a brilliant color screen, rich graphics and an easy to use interface all packed into a rugged and waterproof device that connects seamlessly to http://www.geocaching.com.

For more information visit http://magellangps.com or http://geocaching.com

About MiTAC Digital Corporation
MiTAC Digital Corp. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of MiTAC International Corporation and promotes and sells products and services under the Magellan brand name. Magellan assists people to travel, work and play with leading portable navigation and positioning solutions across multiple consumer markets. Recognized as an industry innovator, the company is the producer of the award-winning Magellan RoadMate, and Maestroル series portable car navigation, Outdoor and Mobile navigation devices. MiTAC Digital Corp. is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. For more information on Magellan, visit http://www.magellangps.com.


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Raphel Finelli
Magellan GPS
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