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Basic essentials. Map and compass

Author: Cliff Jacobson; Cliff Moen
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Falcon Guide, ©2007.
Series: Falcon guide.; Basic essentials series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Discover techniques for: choosing and using the right type of compass, using a map and compass in concert with a GPS receiver, reading and understanding contour lines and other map features, plotting a course and finding your way through the wilderness, using the stars to navigate rivers, streams, and trails at night, finding and ordering the maps you need. - Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Maps
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cliff Jacobson; Cliff Moen
ISBN: 9780762740161 0762740167
OCLC Number: 70129177
Notes: Includes index.
Description: ix, 82 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: 2 Easy Map Reading 15 --
3 Anatomy of the Compass 25 --
4 Navigation Basics 37 --
5 Tricks of the Trade 56 --
6 The Global Positioning System (GPS) 63 --
Appendix 1 Common U.S. Map Symbols 73 --
Appendix 4 Sources of Products 78.
Series Title: Falcon guide.; Basic essentials series.
Other Titles: Map and compass
Responsibility: Cliff Jacobson ; illustrations by Cliff Moen.
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A guide for those who want to fully enjoy travelling through rough country and wilderness in complete confidence and safety. It includes hints and tips on how to find your way, and what to do if you  Read more...

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1. Maps: getting started -- 2. Easy map reading -- 3. Anatomy of the compass -- 4. Navigation basics -- 5. Tricks of the trade -- 6. The Global Positioning System (GPS) -- Appendix 1. Common U.S. map symbols -- Appendix 2. Common terms -- Appendix 3. Metric conversions -- Appendix 4. Sources of products.

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