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Wilderness navigation : finding your way using map, compass, altimeter & GPS

Author: Bob Burns; Mike Burns
Publisher: Seattle, WA : Mountaineers Books, [2015] ©2015
Series: Mountaineers outdoor basics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
So, ah ... where do you think we are? While you may never have asked this question, there are thousands who have. Wilderness Navigation is the answer to that question. It will answer all your questions about reading maps; buying a compass; how to avoid getting lost, and what to do if that happens. It also covers wilderness route finding on trails, in the forest, in alpine areas and on snow and glaciers.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Burns; Mike Burns
ISBN: 9781594859458 1594859450
OCLC Number: 889941305
Description: 190 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Map basics --
Compass basics --
Orientation with map and compass --
Navigation with map and compass --
Lost! --
More about maps --
More about compasses and geomagnetism --
The altimeter --
The global positioning system --
Wilderness routefinding.
Series Title: Mountaineers outdoor basics.
Responsibility: Bob Burns and Mike Burns.

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So, ah ... where do you think we are? While you may never have asked this question, there are thousands who have. Wilderness Navigation is the answer to that question. It will answer all your questions about reading maps; buying a compass; how to avoid getting lost, and what to do if that happens. It also covers wilderness route finding on trails, in the forest, in alpine areas and on snow and glaciers.

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