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Find the right path with the Silva Explorer 203 Compass. This compass features a built-in magnifier and 1/10 mile scales for USGS 1:24,000 and 1:62,500 maps so you can get the most out of your maps. The Explorer 203 also includes a lanyard for easy carrying. PRODUCT FEATURES: 2 dial graduations Built-in magnifier for map details Declination scale 1/10 mile scales for USGS 1:24,000 and 1:62,500 maps Inch ruler Lanyard
- Appalachian Outdoors
A good compass is a basic necessity when heading into the backcountry. This compass is a great value and has more features than the standard entry-level compass. 1:24,000 and 1:62,500 scales allow you to map and plot routes with great accuracy. Two-degree graduation has large easy-to-read numbers at every 20 degrees. Extended clear base plate has inch and 1/10-mile scales that meet USGS standards. Parallel lines in base make map work easier. Built-in magnifier helps you see fine map details. Declination correction scale lets you quickly adjust for magnetic deviation to take accurate field headings. Imported. Dimensions 4"L x 2"H. Weight 1 oz.
Ergonomically designed base plate comfortably fits hand while 1:24,000 and 1:62,500 direct reading scales ensure accurate mapping and plotting. Extended base plate has inch and 1/10-mile direct reading scales that meet U.S.G.S. standards.
- Ramsey Outdoor
Getting lost in the woods or the desert is no fun. Make sure you have your backpacking essentials, including a map and the Silva Explorer 203 Compass. An ergonomically designed base plate fits comfortably in your hand while you read your map using both 1:24,000 and 1:62,500 direct reading scales. The Explorer 203 extended base plate has inch and 1/10-mile direct reading scales that meet U.S.G.S. standards and weights in a just one ounce, leaving you no reason to leave your compass behind.
- Altrec Outdoors