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Atkinson, George 1947-

Works: 1 works in 12 publications in 1 language and 511 library holdings
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Orienteering for sport and pleasure by Hans Bengtsson( Book )

12 editions published between 1977 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text presents the principles of the sport of orienteering (navigating through an unknown area using a map and compass as guide) and is useful to beginners, experienced orienteers, and "armchair" orienteers. Included in the text are: (1) a glossary of key words; (2) a basic introduction to, and history of, the sport; (3) description of the various types of orienteering meets; (4) introduction to compass use; (5) necessary equipment; (6) orienteering techniques (course plotting, map reading, route choice, aiming off, etc.); (7) training techniques; (8) organizing a meet--course setting, map making, and meet direction; and (9) "spreading the word" about orienteering and orienteering organizations. Appendixes detail (1) U.S. and Canadian orienteering clubs, (2) topographic map symbols, (3) black and white map symbols, (4) control descriptions, and (5) information and equipment resources. (Mjb)
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  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.29 (from 0.29 for Orienteeri ... to 0.29 for Orienteeri ...)

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George Atkinson Amerikaans American footballspeler

George Atkinson joueur américain de football américain

George Atkinson US-amerikanischer American-Football-Spieler

Джордж Эткинсон

ジョージ・アトキンソン (アメリカンフットボール)

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