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GPS Made Easy : Using Global Positioning Systems in the Outdoors

By: Lawrence Letham

The book provides step-by-step guidance for using your GPS receiver in real-life outdoor pursuits.

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The Essential Wilderness Navigator

By: David Seidman, Christine Erikson

As in all the ``Essential'' series titles, the text is woven page by page with sidebars, photos, and drawings to create a highly visual reading experience. This combination is uniquely effective in propelling the reader to a fundamental mastery of map and compass use. But The Essential Wilderness Navigator does more than teach the disciplines of reading compasses and interpreting topographical maps, important as these are. It includes exercises for developing our sixth sense of spatial awareness-what psychologist call cognitive maps. It offers tips for reading nature's highway signs, from vegetation bands, to wind ripples in snow or sand, to the sun and stars. It covers the particular challenges of mountain, snow, and desert navigation. It summarizes the research on how and why men and women navigate differently. And above all, it teaches the language and thought processes of the experienced navigator. To understand bearing, lines of position, baselines, bracketing, aiming off, and catch points is to know how to use these techniques, consciously at first, but later with unconscious mastery.

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Wilderness Navigation : Finding Your Way Using Map, Compass, Altimeter, & Gps

By: Bob Burns, Mike Burns, Paul Hughes

Wilderness Navigation answer your questions reading maps; buying a will all about compass; using a compass, a clinometer, an altimeter, and a GPS; orientation with map and compass; how to avoid getting lost, and what to do if that happens. It also covers wilderness routefinding on trails, in the forest, in alpine areas, and on snow and glaciers.

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Using GPS: GPS Simplified for Outdoor Adventures (FalconGuide)

By: Bruce Grubbs

This pack-sized book is a guide to practical field use of the Global Positioning System for anyone whose play or work takes them to remote areas. Written in simple language, with each new term explained as it's used, this book is a wealth of useful backcountry navigation advice for beginners and experts alike.

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