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Geocaching For Dummies.

Author: Joel McNamara
Publisher: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Find a high-tech hobby in the great outdoors!Dig into this fast-growing detective sport that's fun for all agesOnce you get your coordinates, your GPS receiver, maps, compass, and this book, you're ready for adventure! Seek out containers of goodies hidden around the world by other geocachers, hide a cache of your own, see new places, and get a little exercise to boot. Here's where to start!The Dummies Way*  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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McNamara, Joel.
Geocaching For Dummies.
Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joel McNamara
ISBN: 9780764583513 0764583514
OCLC Number: 780985624
Description: 1 online resource (242 pages)
Contents: Geocaching For Dummies; About the Author; Author's Acknowledgments; Contents at a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; What You're Not to Read; Foolish Assumptions; How This Book Is Organized; Icons Used in This Book; A Few Closing Thoughts; Chapter 1: An Introduction to Geocaching; Chapter 2: Selecting a Gps Receiver; Chapter 3: Using a Gps Receiver; Chapter 4: Using a Map and Compass; Chapter 5: Selecting Geocaches to Find; Chapter 6: Searching for a Geocache; Chapter 7: Discovering a Geocache; Chapter 8: Hiding Geocaches; Chapter 9: Searching for Benchmarks. Chapter 10: Organized Geocaching Clubs and CompetitionsChapter 11: Gps and Geocaching in Education; Chapter 12: Ten Internet Geocaching Resources; Chapter 13: Ten Geocaching Programs; Index.

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Find a high-tech hobby in the great outdoors!Dig into this fast-growing detective sport that's fun for all agesOnce you get your coordinates, your GPS receiver, maps, compass, and this book, you're ready for adventure! Seek out containers of goodies hidden around the world by other geocachers, hide a cache of your own, see new places, and get a little exercise to boot. Here's where to start!The Dummies Way* Explanations in plain English* "Get in, get out" information* Icons and other navigational aids* Tear-out cheat sheet* Top ten lists* A dash of humor and funDiscover how to:* Choose and use.

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