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GPS Made Easy: Using Global Positioning Systems in the Outdoors / Edition 5
     

GPS Made Easy: Using Global Positioning Systems in the Outdoors / Edition 5

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by Lawrence Letham
 

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ISBN-10: 1594851034

ISBN-13: 9781594851032

Pub. Date: 05/28/2008

Publisher: Mountaineers Books, The

Got your new GPS unit but don't speak the lanuage? Here's how to use it.

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Got your new GPS unit but don't speak the lanuage? Here's how to use it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594851032
Publisher:
Mountaineers Books, The
Publication date:
05/28/2008
Series:
Mountain Books Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
187
Sales rank:
881,273
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

Table of Contents


Introduction to the Global Positioning System (GPS)     5
Accuracy of the Global Positioning System     12
About GPS Receivers     23
Common Functions of GPS Receivers     39
Using UTM Coordinates on a Hiking Trip     70
More UTM, and Navigating in a Whiteout     86
Latitude/Longitude, and a Kayak Trip     98
More Latitude/Longitude, and a Sailboat Rally     118
GPS Receivers and Personal Computers     129
Using a Computer and Topographical Maps     141
GPS on the Road     159
PDAs, Pocket PCs, Laptops and More     166
Other Grids     170
Glossary     176
Other Books     182
Index     183

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