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Compass & Map Navigator 2ND Editionby Michael Hodgson
Synopses & Reviews
Why get lost? Staying found should be simple, and it is with Compass & Map Navigator, the easiest to understand and most complete map and compass book on the market. Using clear and fun to read step-by-step instructions, as well as detailed illustrations and diagrams, Compass & Map Navigator will have you confidently navigating your way through the wilds with or without a compass, with or without a map, and then with all the tools together - including GPS. (5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 160 pages, illustrations, diagrams)
Staying found in the outdoors shouldn't require a degree in engineering or the textbook complexity of so many other guides on the market. Staying found should be simple, and it is with Compass & Map Navigator. With this guide you will learn the basic steps that will help you to easily and confidently navigate through the wilds.
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With this guide you will learn the basic steps that will help you to easily and confidently navigate through the wilds with or without a compass, with or without a map, and then will all the tools together.
About the Author
Recognized nationally for his poignant writing style, humor, and knowledge of the outdoors, award-winning author and journalist Michael Hodgson is a member of the Outdoor Writers Association of America, a contributing editor to the San Jose Mercury News, Backpacker, and Outdoor Retailer, and the author of numerous outdoor books. He captained Team Media in the inaugural Eco-Challenge 360-mile adventure race in Utah.
Table of Contents
(1) The Foundation of Navigation (2) The Map (3) The Compass (4) Making the Compass and Map Work for You (5) Practical Navigation Tips: Beyond the Basics (6) Planning Your Outing (7) Specialized Navigational Aids
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