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Wilderness navigation : finding your way using map, compass, altimeter & GPS / Bob Burns, Mike Burns.

Burns, Bob, 1942- (author.). Burns, Mike, 1970- (author.).

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Columbia Gorge Community College Library.

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Summary:

So, ah... where do you think we are? While you may never have asked this question, there are thousands who have. Wilderness Navigation is the answer to that question. It will answer all your questions about reading maps; buying a compass; how to avoid getting lost, and what to do if that happens. It also covers wilderness route finding on trails, in the forest, in alpine areas and on snow and glaciers.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Columbia Gorge Community College Library 796.58 BURNS 2015 (Text) 39705000028901 Main Collection Book None 11/19/2018 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781594859458
  • ISBN: 1594859450
  • Physical Description: 190 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
  • Edition: Third edition.
  • Publisher: Seattle, WA : Mountaineers Books, 2015.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 177) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Map basics -- Compass basics -- Orientation with map and compass -- Navigation with map and compass -- Lost! -- More about maps -- More about compasses and geomagnetism -- The altimeter -- The global positioning system -- Wilderness routefinding.
Summary, etc.:
So, ah... where do you think we are? While you may never have asked this question, there are thousands who have. Wilderness Navigation is the answer to that question. It will answer all your questions about reading maps; buying a compass; how to avoid getting lost, and what to do if that happens. It also covers wilderness route finding on trails, in the forest, in alpine areas and on snow and glaciers.
Subject: Orienteering > Equipment and supplies.
Navigation > Equipment and supplies
Outdoor recreation > Equipment and supplies

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