Basic Essentials Map & Compass, 3rd (Basic Essentials Series)

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9780762740161: Basic Essentials Map & Compass, 3rd (Basic Essentials Series)

An information-packed tool for the novice or handy reference for the veteran. Distills years of knowledge into an affordable and portable book.

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For a generation, the Basic Essentials® series has been as much a part of the outdoors experience as backpacks and hiking boots. Information-packed tools for the novice or handy references for the veteran, these volumes distill years of knowledge into affordable and portable books. Whether you’re planning a trip or thumbing for facts in the field, Basic Essentials® books tell you what you need to know.   Discover techniques for:
Choosing and using the right type of compass
Using a map and compass in concert with a GPS receiver
Reading and understanding contour lines and other map features
Plotting a course and finding your way through the wilderness
Using the stars to navigate rivers, streams, and trails at night
Finding and ordering the maps you need

About the Author:

Cliff Jacobson is one of North America's most respected outdoors writers and wilderness canoe guides. He is a canoeing consultant, and the author of more than a dozen top-selling books on camping, canoeing, and navigation. He lives in River Falls, Wisconsin.

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