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Wilderness Navigation: Finding Your Way Using Map, Compass, Altimeter & GPS, 3rd Edition (Mountaineers Outdoor Basics)

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• The official navigation textbook used in out of doors education courses by thousands of students
• Goodreads.com readers rated the previous edition 4 out of 5 stars (and now it’s even better!)
• Map and compass skills remain the foundation for traveling safely in the wilderness

This new third edition is a major and complete update of the preferred textbook:

• Improved during for clarity, with chapter objectives presented at the beginning of each chapter and summaries, “skills check” mini-quizzes, and practice problems listed at the end
• Up to date descriptions of the most current maps, compasses, altimeters, and Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers
• Up to date declination maps for the US and the world (declination changes over the years and compasses will have to be adjusted for a specific location to provide correct readings)
• Much-expanded GPS chapter, including interfacing the GPS receiver with the home computer, maximizing battery life, and the usage of the GPS function on a “smart” phones (at the side of a description of their limitations)
• Additional information on non-GPS navigational techniques
• Beneficial websites, apps, and other sources of useful navigational information

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Additional Information

Author

Bob Burns, Mike Burns

Binding

Paperback

Brand

Brand: Mountaineers Books

EAN

9781594859458

EANList

9781594859458

Edition

3

ISBN

1594859450

ItemDimensions

840, hundredths-inches, 580, hundredths-inches, 0, hundredths-pounds, 60, hundredths-inches

Label

Mountaineers Books

Languages

English, Published, English, Original Language, English, Unknown

Manufacturer

Mountaineers Books

MPN

978-1-59485-9458

NumberOfItems

1

NumberOfPages

176

PackageDimensions

60, hundredths-inches, 840, hundredths-inches, 60, hundredths-pounds, 540, hundredths-inches

PackageQuantity

1

PartNumber

978-1-59485-9458

ProductGroup

Book

ProductTypeName

ABIS_BOOK

PublicationDate

2015-02-24

Publisher

Mountaineers Books

ReleaseDate

2015-02-24

Studio

Mountaineers Books

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