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Be Expert With Map And Compass

Author : Bjorn Kjellstrom
ISBN : 9781447493075
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 77. 48 MB
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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Be Expert With Map Compass

Author : Björn Kjellström
ISBN : 0684142708
Genre : Compass
File Size : 32. 13 MB
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Bjorn Kjellstrom offers an introduction to basic orienteering skills with this guide. Includes black-and-white illustrations throughout.

Finding Your Way Without Map Or Compass

Author : Harold Gatty
ISBN : 9780486318936
Genre : Travel
File Size : 34. 98 MB
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Useful, instructive manual shows would-be explorers, hikers, bikers, scouts, sailors, and survivalists how to find their way outdoors by observing animals, weather patterns, shifting sands, and other elements of nature.

Using A Map Compass

Author : Don Geary
ISBN : 9780811743990
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 84. 13 MB
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Choosing and operating a compass, interpreting maps, navigating in the wild, and handling outdoor emergencies.

Wilderness Navigation

Author : Bob Burns
ISBN : 9781594859465
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 57. 35 MB
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CLICK HERE to download a sample • The official navigation textbook used in outdoor education courses by thousands of students • readers rated the previous edition 4 out of 5 stars (and now it’s even better!) • Map and compass skills remain the foundation for traveling safely in the wilderness This new third edition is a major and complete update of the popular textbook: • Improved throughout for clarity, with chapter objectives presented at the beginning of each chapter and summaries, “skills check” mini-quizzes, and practice problems listed at the end • Updated descriptions of the most current maps, compasses, altimeters, and Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers • Updated declination maps for the United States and the world (declination changes over time and compasses must be adjusted for a specific location to provide correct readings) • Much-expanded GPS chapter, including interfacing the GPS receiver with the home computer, maximizing battery life, and using the GPS function on a “smart” phones (along with a description of their limitations) • Additional information on non-GPS navigational techniques • Recommended websites, apps, and other sources of useful navigational information

The Compass And Map Navigator

Author : Michael Hodgson
ISBN : 1570340439
Genre : Map reading
File Size : 84. 93 MB
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Staying Found

Author : June Fleming
ISBN : 0898867851
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 64. 73 MB
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-- Features many new charts and illustrations -- New contact information for purchasing maps in the U.S. and Canada This tried-and-true guide teaches practical skills for navigating in the wilderness: reading maps; determining "true" directions following

Land Navigation Handbook

Author : W. S. Kals
ISBN : 0871563312
Genre : Cartes géographiques
File Size : 90. 84 MB
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Explains how to use a compass and a topographic map to stay on course and measure distances while hiking in wilderness areas

Wilderness Navigation Handbook

Author : Fred Touche
ISBN : 0973252707
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 87. 39 MB
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Designed for both land and water use, this comprehensive guide helps unlock the complexity of map and chart reading as it relates to navigation. Beginning with detailed technical descriptions of the tools of navigation—a compass, an altimeter, a GPS system, and a sextant—this handbook shows how to use these tools either individually or in combination with each other to navigate any area. Factors that cause tools and techniques to fail are discussed, such as why an altimeter often shows the wrong elevation, a GPS position is sometimes off track, and the sun often points in an unexpected direction. Twenty-one real-life scenarios provide practical wisdom for even the most intrepid navigator. Specific information on using the moon for directions and the stars for position, measuring boiling water temperature for elevation, map projections, map datums, great circle routes, and the UTM/UPS grid system is included.

Basic Illustrated Map And Compass

Author : Cliff Jacobson
ISBN : 9781461745686
Genre : Travel
File Size : 22. 76 MB
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BASIC ILLUSTRATED MAP AND COMPASS Wilderness guide Cliff Jacobson created the map and compass curriculum for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, and here he shows easy-to-follow steps on choosing a compass, reading contour lines and other map features, using them in concert with a GPS receiver, plotting a course in the wilderness, navigating at night by the stars, and much more.

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