Mountaineers Books WildernessNavigation: Finding Your Way Using Map, Compass, Altimeter & GPS - Third Edition

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Better than ever, the third edition of Wilderness Navigation: Finding Your Way Using Map, Compass, Altimeter & GPS is the official textbook used in outdoor education courses by thousands of students.

  • Features

    • Third edition is improved for clarity, with objectives presented at the beginning of each chapter and summaries, mini quizzes and practice problems at the end of each chapter
    • Updated descriptions of the most current mapping, compasses, altimeters, along with updated declination maps for the United States and the world
    • Expanded GPS chapter includes interfacing GPS receivers with home computers, maximizing battery life and using the GPS function on smartphones
    • Additional information includes non-GPS navigational techniques, recommended websites, apps and other sources of useful navigational information

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  • Technical Specs

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    5.5 x 8.5 inches


    Bob Burns and Mike Burns

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    Mountaineers Books

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