Land Navigation Handbook: The Sierra Club Guide to Map and Compass

Land Navigation Handbook: The Sierra Club Guide to Map and Compass

by W. S. Kals
     
 

Every outdoorsperson at on time or another needs to chart a course in the wilderness.
In Land Navigation Handbook an expert navigator combines his map-and-compass skills with a special concern for the needs of the wilderness wanderer to create a comprehensive primer for the beginning pathfinder and the veteran hiker. Subjects include:
Choosing and

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Overview

Every outdoorsperson at on time or another needs to chart a course in the wilderness.
In Land Navigation Handbook an expert navigator combines his map-and-compass skills with a special concern for the needs of the wilderness wanderer to create a comprehensive primer for the beginning pathfinder and the veteran hiker. Subjects include:
Choosing and using a compass Reading topographic maps Measuring distances and estimating travel times Altimeter navigation Navigation using the sun and stars, including instructions for the tropics and Southern Hemisphere The book also includes a specially prepared five-color foldout topographical map plus 70 drawings and photographs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780871563316
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
04/12/1983
Series:
Outdoor Activities Guides Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
4.50(w) x 8.13(h) x 0.63(d)

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