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    DescriptionBASIC ILLUSTRATED MAP AND COMPASSWilderness guide Cliff Jacobson created the map and compass curriculum for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, and here he shows easy-to-follow steps on choosing a compass, reading contour lines and other map features, using them in concert with a GPS receiver, plotting a course in the wilderness, navigating at night by the stars, and much more.

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    Basic Illustrated Map and Compass
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Cliff Jacobson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 96
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 227 g
    ISBN 13: 9780762747627
    ISBN 10: 0762747625

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.8
    BIC E4L: SPO
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 796
    Ingram Subject Code: TR
    Libri: I-TR
    BISAC V2.8: TRA008000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 23400
    BISAC V2.8: REF002000, TRV021000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 796.58
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: WSZK
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: GBC, TRLN, RGX, SZK
    Illustrations note
    colour illustrations & photos
    Globe Pequot Press
    Imprint name
    Falcon Press Publishing Co Inc.,U.S.
    Publication date
    08 October 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Old Saybrook
    Author Information
    Cliff Jacobson is one of North America's most respected outdoors writers and wilderness guides. He is a professional canoe guide and outfitter, a wilderness canoeing and camping consultant, and the author of more than a dozen top-selling books on camping, canoeing, and navigation. Cliff is respected by educators for his backcountry ethics, water quality, and wilderness navigation curricula. This book is largely based on the map and compass curiculum he developed for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resorces. He lives in River Falls, Wisconsin.
    Back cover copy
    Richly illustrated and information-packed tools for the novice or handy reference for the veteran, BASIC ILLUSTRATED books distill years of knowledge into affordable and visual guides. Whether you're planning a trip or thumbing for facts in the field, the BASIC ILLUSTRATED series shows you what you need to know. Discover how to: Choose and use the right type of compass Use a map and compass in concert with a GPS receiver Read and understand contour lines and other map features Plot a course and find your way through the wilderness Use the stars to navigate rivers, streams, and trails at night Find and order the maps you need