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Be Expert with Map and Compass

Be Expert with Map and Compass by Bjorn Kjellstrom
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The classic map and compass navigation guide-revised for the ageof GPS

GPS devices are great, but they can break, get lost, or easilybe hampered by weather conditions, making basic map and compassskills essential for anyone who spends time outdoors. This popular,easy-to-use orienteering handbook has been helping people findtheir way for more than fifty years. Now updated to includeinformation on GPS as well as current Web sites, references,sources, and photographs, it remains the book of choice forprofessional outdoorsmen, novice orienteers, and outdoororganizations as well as teachers, scout leaders, recreationalhikers, hunters, and others around the world.

Coverage includes understanding map symbols; traveling by mapalone, by compass alone, or by map and compass together; findingbearings; sketching maps; and traveling in the wilderness.

  • Explains basic map and compass skills clearly
  • Fully updated edition, including information on GPS
  • Includes up-to-date Web site addresses, references, andsources
  • Features a fresh, rugged design
  • Ideal book for beginners

If you're looking to feel more comfortable in the wilderness,this updated guide is an indispensable reference.

Wiley; November 2009
256 pages; ISBN 9780470508589
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Title: Be Expert with Map and Compass
Author: Bjorn Kjellstrom; Carina Kjellstrom Elgin
 
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047050854X
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9780470508541
9780470508572
9780470508589