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    Map and Compass: The Art of Navigation (Techniques) (Paperback) By (author) Pete Hawkins


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    DescriptionA guide to all methods of navigation from map and compass to GPS. Having the skills of navigation at your disposal is a liberating experience. Getting away from the crowds, inventing your own routes, discovering new areas, and perhaps most importantly having the confidence to navigate by yourself, will all make your outdoor experience more enjoyable. This comprehensive guide to navigation is aimed at giving you the incentive, the skills and the tools to do this. With the author's anecdotes and handy hints close by, those new to using the map and compass, and those who have already mastered navigational skills, will find this guide inspiration enough to get 'out there' and experience the outdoors safely while still having fun.

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    Map and Compass
    The Art of Navigation
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Pete Hawkins
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 160
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 212 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 299 g
    ISBN 13: 9781852843946
    ISBN 10: 1852843942

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SPO
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 760
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Libri: I-SR
    LC classification: GA151
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T14.2
    Ingram Subject Code: SR
    DC22: 912.014
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24490
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: SPO030000
    B&T Approval Code: R09500000
    BISAC V2.8: SPO018000
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: WSZK
    LC classification: GA151 .H38 2003
    Thema V1.0: SZK
    Illustrations note
    colour illustrations
    Cicerone Press
    Imprint name
    Cicerone Press
    Publication date
    01 March 2004
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Pete Hawkins trained as a geography teacher and taught in schools for a year before escaping to the Peak National Park's Environmental Centre for an outdoor job. He took over map and compass training and has since written for a variety of outdoor magazines. He now leads walking holidays around the world from his base in the Peak District.
    Table of contents
    Chapter 1: Why Learn to Navigate? Chapter 2: Introducing the Map; Chapter 3: Map Detail; Chapter 4: Grid Lines and References; Chapter 5: Understanding Contours; Chapter 6: Planning Your Walks; Chapter 7: Introducing the Compass; Chapter 8: What do we Mean by a Bearing? Chapter 9: Walking with Your Compass; Chapter 10: Timing, Pacing and Other Techniques; Chapter 11: On Getting Lost! Chapter 12: Rain, Mist and Darkness; Chapter 13: Navigating Abroad; Chapter 14: GPSs and Other Technology; Chapter 15: Further Practice