Basic Illustrated Map and Compass
Basic Illustrated Map and Compass by Cliff Jacobson
Book DescriptionBASIC ILLUSTRATED MAP AND COMPASSWilderness guide Cliff Jacobson created the map and compass curriculum for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, and here he shows easy-to-follow steps on choosing a compass, reading contour lines and other map features, using them in concert with a GPS receiver, plotting a course in the wilderness, navigating at night by the stars, and much more.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780762747627
(229mm x 152mm x 7mm)
Imprint: Falcon Press Publishing Co Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Publish Date: 15-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Canoeing Wild Rivers, Paperback (March 2015)
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Author Biography - Cliff Jacobson
Cliff Jacobson is one of North America's most respected outdoors writers and wilderness guides. He is a professional canoe guide and outfitter, a wilderness canoeing and camping consultant, and the author of more than a dozen top-selling books on camping, canoeing, and navigation. Cliff is respected by educators for his backcountry ethics, water quality, and wilderness navigation curricula. This book is largely based on the map and compass curiculum he developed for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resorces. He lives in River Falls, Wisconsin.
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