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OUTWARD BOUND MAP & COMPASS HANDBOOK, 3RD

This concise guide features practical advice on choosing the right compass, reading and using topographical maps, and mastering the GPS, as well as tips on how to steer clear of the most common route finding errors. Color illus; maps; 6×9 inches, 128 pgs.

0762778571
Softcover
04-02-2012
Maps & Atlases

$14.95

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Long recognized as one of the seminal volumes on the fundamentals of map, compass, and altimeter route finding,Outward Bound Map & Compass Handbook, 3rd Edition now includes the latest information on GPS receivers, complete with all new color illustrations. This concise guide features practical advice on choosing the right compass, reading and using topographical maps, and mastering the GPS, as well as tips on how to steer clear of the most common route finding errors. Whether you’re looking for a beginner course on outdoor navigation or want to sharpen your skills before heading back into the wilderness,Outward Bound Map & Compass Handbook, 3rd Edition will prove invaluable.

REVIEW:
“Excellent.”
—Nelson Bryant, New York Times

Outward Bound Map & Compass Handbook does an excellent job of grounding the beginner while also introducing experienced outdoorsmen to sophisticated navigational techniques.”
—Ted Kerasote, author of Out There: In the Wild in a Wired Age

“This book is certainly among the best ever written on using map and compass.”
—Floyd King, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

“Deserves space on your bookshelf. . . . An ideal companion to Kjellstrom’s orienteering book.”
—Tom Meade, Providence Journal

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