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Be Expert with Map & Compass

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The classic map and compass navigation guide-revised for the age of GPS GPS devices are great, but they can break, get lost, or easily be hampered by weather conditions, making basic map and compass skills essential for anyone who spends time outdoors. This popular, easy-to-use orienteering handbook has been helping people find their way for more than fifty years. Now upda ...more
Paperback, 247 pages
Published December 1st 2009 by John Wiley & Sons (first published 2009)
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Carl Nelson
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Shelves: outdoors-guides
The classic orienteering guide, with lots of useful info on maps and compasses. Emphasis is placed on real-world applications, with lots of exercises for practice (including answers). The second half of the book is more geared towards those looking to compete in orienteering events (for which the author regularly opines his deeply abiding love), and thus isn't essential for mastery of map and compass, but I know of no better manual for navigational skills for hikers, hunters, fishermen, and ...more
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