Wilderness Navigation

Wilderness Navigation

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CLICK HERE to download a sample a€c The official navigation textbook used in outdoor education courses by thousands of students a€c Goodreads.com readers rated the previous edition 4 out of 5 stars (and now ita€™s even better!) a€c 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 popular textbook: a€c Improved throughout for clarity, with chapter objectives presented at the beginning of each chapter and summaries, a€œskills checka€ mini-quizzes, and practice problems listed at the end a€c Updated descriptions of the most current maps, compasses, altimeters, and Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers a€c 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) a€c Much-expanded GPS chapter, including interfacing the GPS receiver with the home computer, maximizing battery life, and using the GPS function on a a€œsmarta€ phones (along with a description of their limitations) a€c Additional information on non-GPS navigational techniques a€c Recommended websites, apps, and other sources of useful navigational informationYou can usually find this information in the Specifications section of the user manual. ... Garmina#39;s eTrex (figure 70) is similar: from the Main Menu, go to Setup, then System, and observe the Satellite System screen. You can then turnanbsp;...

Title:Wilderness Navigation
Author:Bob Burns, Mike Burns
Publisher:Mountaineers Books - 2015-02-24


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