The Encyclopedia of Survival Techniques

The Encyclopedia of Survival Techniques

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"The Encyclopedia of Survival Techniques" gives you everything you need to know about staying alive in the wild. Learn where to find water in desert; how to build shelters from locally available materials that will keep out the elements but will also be well ventilated; which plants are safe to eat and which are deadly; and which animals are dangerous in survival situations.Organized by climate and terrain (desert, sea, arctic climate, mountain, and jungle), "The Encyclopedia of Survival Techniques" is packed with over two hundred line drawings that provide step-by-step guidance to mastering survival situations, from making tools and preserving food in the wild to finding your way back to civilization. Key topics include constructing shelters; building traps, tools, and rafts; wilderness first aid (from mending broken bones to emergency surgery); rope craft and knots; and how to survive natural disasters.Whether trying to build a fire on a frozen mountainside or seeking drinking water in a barren desert, you won't want to be without "The Encyclopedia of Survival Techniques" to survive all of nature's obstacles.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 191.3 x 240 x 14.2mm | 597.18g
  • Herron Books (Distributed Titles)
  • Kangaroo Point, Australia
  • English
  • b&w illustrations
  • 1585740624
  • 9781585740628

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"A mighty handy volume. . . Recommended."--"Library Journal "show more

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