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2007 Basic Essentials Map & Compass, 3rd (Basic Essentials Series) [Archival Copy] - Wide World Maps & MORE! - Book - Globe Pequot Press - Wide World Maps & MORE!

Globe Pequot Press

2007 Basic Essentials Map & Compass, 3rd (Basic Essentials Series) [Archival Copy]

$ 29.95

From the Back Cover: For a generation, the Basic Essentials® series has been as much a part of the outdoors experience as backpacks and hiking boots. Information-packed tools for the novice or handy references for the veteran, these volumes distill years of knowledge into affordable and portable books. Whether you’re planning a trip or thumbing for facts in the field, Basic Essentials® books tell you what you need to know. Discover techniques for:

  • Choosing and using the right type of compass
  • Using a map and compass in concert with a GPS receiver
  • Reading and understanding contour lines and other map features
  • Plotting a course and finding your way through the wilderness
  • Using the stars to navigate rivers, streams, and trails at night
  • Finding and ordering the maps you need

About the Author: Cliff Jacobson is one of North America's most respected outdoors writers and wilderness canoe guides. He is a canoeing consultant, and the author of more than a dozen top-selling books on camping, canoeing, and navigation. He lives in River Falls, Wisconsin.

  • Paperback
  • 29771
RKV-9.BasicEssentialMap

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