Basic Essentials Map & Compass

Basic Essentials Map & Compass


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Basic Essentials Map & Compass by Cliff Jacobson, Cliff Moen

For a generation, the Basic Essentials® series has been as much a part of the outdoors experience as backpacks and hiking boots. Information-packed tools for the novice or handy references for the veteran, these volumes distill years of knowledge into affordable and portable books. Whether you’re planning a trip or thumbing for facts in the field, Basic Essentials® books tell you what you need to know.


Discover techniques for:
Choosing and using the right type of compass Using a map and compass in concert with a GPS receiver Reading and understanding contour lines and other map features Plotting a course and finding your way through the wilderness Using the stars to navigate rivers, streams, and trails at night Finding and ordering the maps you need

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762740161
Publisher: Falcon Press Publishing
Publication date: 01/01/2007
Series: Basic Essentials Series
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 6.34(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.36(d)

About the Author

Cliff Jacobson is one of North America's most respected outdoors writers and wilderness canoe guides. He is a canoeing consultant, and the author of more than a dozen top-selling books on camping, canoeing, and navigation. He lives in River Falls, Wisconsin.

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Basic Essentials Map & Compass 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Merl_Roberts More than 1 year ago
The technique demonstrated by this book for navigating the outdoors is not complicated but is necessary for a pleasant trip away from home.
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