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Map And Compass

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Having your exploration test soon? This ebook would be a good read before taking that “hard-to-pass” test, to refresh your basics.

eBook: Map And Compass [ original copy | mirror copy | 540KB | Source: The Dump ]

Compass

A compass is an important tool during outdoor hiking. Read up on what you should know about compasses.

The compass is a useful tool, especially when combined with the use of a map. Once you are used to them they are easy to use and in poor weather conditions or unfamiliar country they are a welcome addition to anyone’s personal equipment.

The most common type of compass simply uses a magnetic strip, carefully balanced and isolated, that will simply point to (Magnetic) North.

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