Wilderness Navigation Finding Your Way Using Map, Compass, Altimeter and GPS
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Description: Best-selling text on wilderness navigation has been updated and reorganized to make it easier to use and learn this vital backcountry skill.This new third edition is a major and complete update of the popular textbook.*Improved throughout 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*Updated descriptions of the most current maps, compasses, altimeters, and Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers*Updated declination maps for the United States and the world (declination changes over time and compasses must 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 using the GPS function on a "smart" phones (along with a description of their limitations)*Additional information on non-GPS navigational techniques
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
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Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Mountaineers Books, The
Publication date: 4/1/2015
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.45" tall
Bob Burns (Ph.D., University of Georgia) is the dean of lifelong learning and associate professor of education ministries at Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis. He is also ordained in the Presbyterian Church in America and serves as associate pastor at Crossroads Presbyterian Fellowship.