The land navigation handbook : the Sierra Club guide to map and compass / by W.S. Kals.

Main Author: Kals, W. S.
Corporate Author: Sierra Club.
Published: San Francisco : Sierra Club Books, c1983.
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Summary

Every outdoorsperson at on time or another needs to chart a course in the wilderness. In Land Navigation Handbook an expert navigator combines his map-and-compass skills with a special concern for the needs of the wilderness wanderer to create a comprehensive primer for the beginning pathfinder and the veteran hiker. Subjects include: Choosing and using a compass Reading topographic maps Measuring distances and estimating travel times Altimeter navigation Navigation using the sun and stars, including instructions for the tropics and Southern Hemisphere The book also includes a specially prepared five-color foldout topographical map plus 70 drawings and photographs.