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By Bjorn Kjellstrom,Carina Kjellstrom Elgin

The vintage map and compass navigation guide-revised for the age of GPS

GPS units are nice, yet they could holiday, wander off, or simply be hampered through climatic conditions, making easy map and compass talents crucial for someone who spends time open air. This renowned, easy-to-use orienteering instruction manual has been aiding humans locate their method for greater than fifty years. Now up-to-date to incorporate info on GPS in addition to present sites, references, assets, and images, it is still the ebook of selection for pro outdoorsmen, amateur orienteers, and outside organisations in addition to academics, scout leaders, leisure hikers, hunters, and others round the world.

Coverage comprises realizing map symbols; touring via map by myself, by way of compass on my own, or through map and compass jointly; discovering bearings; sketching maps; and touring within the wilderness.

  • Explains simple map and compass talents clearly
  • Fully up to date version, together with details on GPS
  • Includes up to date website addresses, references, and sources
  • Features a clean, rugged design
  • Ideal booklet for beginners

If you are looking to think more well-off within the desolate tract, this up-to-date consultant is an necessary reference.

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