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The survival handbook : essential skills for outdoor adventure

Author: Colin Towell
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : DK Pub., 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Essential skills for outdoor adventure from the Royal MarinesLearn to stay alive with the Royal Marines. Want to know what to do if you met a bear in the woods, how to light a fire in the rain or what to do in shark-infested waters? Get the answers to these and many more questions with the ultimate guide to survival techniques as experienced by the Royal Marines. Pick up survival basics, from staying fit, to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Towell, Colin.
Survival handbook.
New York, N.Y. : DK Pub., 2009
(DLC) 2009278737
(OCoLC)227033632
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Towell
ISBN: 9780756657048 0756657040
OCLC Number: 433160267
Description: 1 online resource (319 pages) : color illustrations
Contents: 4 Contents; 8 Introduction; 16 Introduction: Prepare yourself; 26 Introduction: Know your environment; 40 Introduction: Get the right gear; 64 Introduction: Find your way; 84 Introduction: Make a move; 112 Introduction: Camp essentials; 134 Introduction: Manual skills; 154 Introduction: Taking shelter; 184 Introduction: Find and treat water; 202 Introduction: Find and prepare food; 232 Introduction: In an emergency; 258 Introduction: First aid; 280 Temperate plants; 282 Desert plants; 284 Tropical plants; 286 Plants in cold climates; 288 Coastal plants; 290 Mammals; 292 Birds.
Responsibility: [Colin Towell].

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Essential skills for outdoor adventure from the Royal MarinesLearn to stay alive with the Royal Marines. Want to know what to do if you met a bear in the woods, how to light a fire in the rain or what to do in shark-infested waters? Get the answers to these and many more questions with the ultimate guide to survival techniques as experienced by the Royal Marines. Pick up survival basics, from staying fit, to planning your expedition and packing essential kit. Discover what to do on a trail, from navigating and using pack animals to hiking or even skiing to your destination. You'll pick up wilde.

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