Be Expert with Map and Compass

Be Expert with Map and Compass Author Bjorn Kjellstrom
ISBN-10 0470508582
Year 2009-11-10
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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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 updated to include information on GPS as well as current Web sites, references, sources, and photographs, it remains the book of choice for professional outdoorsmen, novice orienteers, and outdoor organizations as well as teachers, scout leaders, recreational hikers, hunters, and others around the world. Coverage includes understanding map symbols; traveling by map alone, by compass alone, or by map and compass together; finding bearings; 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, and sources 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.

Be Expert With Map and Compass

Be Expert With Map and Compass Author Bjorn Kjellstrom
ISBN-10 9781447493075
Year 2013-04-16
Pages 146
Language en
Publisher Read Books Ltd
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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Be Expert with Map and Compass

Be Expert with Map and Compass Author Bjorn Kjellstrom
ISBN-10 9781446544136
Year 2011-03
Pages 146
Language en
Publisher Joline Press
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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Staying Found

Staying Found Author June Fleming
ISBN-10 0898867851
Year 2001
Pages 157
Language en
Publisher The Mountaineers Books
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-- Features many new charts and illustrations -- New contact information for purchasing maps in the U.S. and Canada This tried-and-true guide teaches practical skills for navigating in the wilderness: reading maps; determining "true" directions following

Wilderness Navigation

Wilderness Navigation Author Bob Burns
ISBN-10 9781594859465
Year 2015-02-24
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher Mountaineers Books
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CLICK HERE to download a sample • The official navigation textbook used in outdoor education courses by thousands of students • Goodreads.com readers rated the previous edition 4 out of 5 stars (and now it’s even better!) • Map and compass skills remain the foundation for traveling safely in the wilderness This new third edition is a major and complete update of the popular textbook: • Improved throughout for clarity, with chapter objectives presented at the beginning of each chapter and summaries, “skills check” mini-quizzes, and practice problems listed at the end • Updated descriptions of the most current maps, compasses, altimeters, and Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers • Updated declination maps for the United States and the world (declination changes over time and compasses must be adjusted for a specific location to provide correct readings) • Much-expanded GPS chapter, including interfacing the GPS receiver with the home computer, maximizing battery life, and using the GPS function on a “smart” phones (along with a description of their limitations) • Additional information on non-GPS navigational techniques • Recommended websites, apps, and other sources of useful navigational information

Finding Your Way Without Map Or Compass

Finding Your Way Without Map Or Compass Author Harold Gatty
ISBN-10 048640613X
Year 1998-12
Pages 287
Language en
Publisher Courier Corporation
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Shows how to determine locations in the wilderness, in a desert, in snow-covered areas, and on the ocean, applying methods used by aboriginal peoples and early explorers

Land Navigation Handbook

Land Navigation Handbook Author W. S. Kals
ISBN-10 0871563312
Year 1983
Pages 230
Language en
Publisher
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Explains how to use a compass and a topographic map to stay on course and measure distances while hiking in wilderness areas

Using a Map Compass

Using a Map   Compass Author Don Geary
ISBN-10 9780811743990
Year 1995-08-01
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Stackpole Books
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Choosing and operating a compass, interpreting maps, navigating in the wild, and handling outdoor emergencies.

Prepper s Survival Navigation

Prepper s Survival Navigation Author Walter Glen Martin
ISBN-10 9781612437040
Year 2017-05-02
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Ulysses Press
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An easy-to-understand primer on time-tested navigation techniques that work when your GPS fails When disaster strikes and your GPS is useless, ancient navigation techniques will ensure your survival. With this book, you can easily travel through even the farthest, remotest places. Utilizing tips from US Army manuals and lifelong wilderness experts, you’ll learn lifesaving navigation techniques, including how to: • Orient yourself using a topographical map • Find north using a compass, shadows and stars • Calculate distance using landmarks and pace count • Navigate unfamiliar terrain using dead reckoning • Travel in low visibility with a navigator and point person • Use landscape features to pinpoint location This definitive guide to terrain navigation also teaches you essential survival skills like fire craft, water procurement and shelter making.

The Once Upon a Time Map Book

The Once Upon a Time Map Book Author Barbara G. Hennessy
ISBN-10 1844288307
Year 2004
Pages 14
Language en
Publisher
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Join Cinderella and Prince Charming on their royal wedding tour through six favourite story-book lands. Journey to Aladdin's Kingdom, the Land of Oz and the Giant's Kingdom at the top of the beanstalk; meet Peter Pan and Wendy in Neverland, Alice in Wonderland, and Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs in the Enchanted Forest. This sumptuous travel guide contains a fabulous fold-out map of each land, with a detailed route to follow, special points of interest to seek out and a wedding present hidden in each picture.

Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain

Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain Author Bruce Tremper
ISBN-10 0898868343
Year 2001
Pages 284
Language bg
Publisher The Mountaineers Books
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Winter recreation in the mountains has increased steadily over the past few years, and so has the number of deaths and injuries caused by avalanches. Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain covers everything you need to know to avoid trouble in avalanche terrain: what avalanches are and how they work, common myths, human activities that lead to avalanche trouble, what happens to victims when an avalanche occurs, and rescue techniques. Provides step- by-step instruction for determining avalanche hazards, using safe travel technique, and making effective rescues.

The Essential Wilderness Navigator How to Find Your Way in the Great Outdoors Second Edition

The Essential Wilderness Navigator  How to Find Your Way in the Great Outdoors  Second Edition Author David Seidman
ISBN-10 9780071361101
Year 2000-12-28
Pages 173
Language en
Publisher McGraw Hill Professional
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Now with full-color topographic maps and featuring the latest on electronic navigation, The Essential Wilderness Navigator is the clearest and most up-to-date route-finding primer available. Providing readers with exercises for developing a directional ‘sixth sense,’ tips on mastering the art of map- and compass-reading, and comprehensive updates on a range of technological advances, this perennially popular guide is more indispensable than ever.

Map and Compass

Map and Compass Author Pete Hawkins
ISBN-10 1852845988
Year 2013-03
Pages 171
Language en
Publisher Cicerone PressLtd
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This comprehensive guidebook to navigation with a map and compass, but also with advice about using GPS and digital mapping systems, aims to help readers make the most of their outdoor experiences by learning how to use the map compass correctly. The techniques described will give readers the freedom to get away from the crowds, invent their own routes and discover new areas, even where the GPS fails. Chapters cover understanding a map, features, grid refs, contours; planning walks carefully; taking bearings, walking with a compass; timing, pacing and other techniques; what to do when you get lost and in poor visibility or darkness; navigating abroad and GPS and other digital technology. Packed with useful practical exercises and examples. Written by an experienced navigation trainer.