Wiley Be Expert with Map and Compass
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First published in 1955,. Author: Bjorn Kjellstrom. Softcover; 247 pages; black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Updated with internet references, photographs, and tips on using a GPS in conjunction with a map and compass. Offers clear, concise instructions for using a map and compass effectively. Includes practice exercises and an introduciton to the basics of competitve orienteering. Discusses how to solve problems in a variety of orienteering situations.
BE EXPERT w/ MAP & COMPASS: By Bjorn Kjellstrom, this new, revised edition provides step by step instructions in map and compass use.
The comprehensive instruction guide for orienteering.
With over 500,000 copies sold, this is truly the bible for practical compass use and orienteering, written by former Swedish orienteering champion Bjorn Kjellstrom & daughter Carina. With illustrations, drawings and a map, Be an Expert with a Map and Compass covers the use of the Silva System and other compasses. You'll discover what types of maps to buy, basic orienteering terminology, how to use grids, rulers, dates, and times, learn to understand topography, and discover the history of the compass as a navigation devise.
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