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The best navigation gear doesn't do you much good if you don't know how to use it. Find out how to get from A to B with help from the Outward Bound Map and Compass Handbook. This inclusive book starts with information for the compass greenhorn and progresses to expert technique for the seasoned backpacker. Never again will you come out on a road ten miles from your car because you forgot about declination.
Authoritative guide features practical advice on choosing the right compass, reading topographical maps, using and altimeter and mastering GPS. Randall, Glenn. Softcover; 112 pages; instructional illustrations. Published by The Lyons Press; copyright by Glenn Randall 1998. Book helps you steer clear of the most common route-finding errors, and passes on an array of tips drawn from a rich store of experience. Includes all the latest information on using GPS receivers.
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