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GORP: How to Navigate the Backcountry
An excerpt from Survival in the 90s by Bob Newman.
Maker of digital maps for GPS navigation. Provides information about the company and their products.
How To Use a Compass
How to use a compass in several lessons plus how to navigate in poor visibility and how to navigate without a compass. Suggested exercises. Tips on buying a compass.
Map and Compass Fundamentals
Covers the background and history of navigation plus techniques including navigating around obstacles and dead reckoning. Provided by the San Jose Search and Rescue.
OA Guide to Map and Compass
An excerpt from The Backpackers Field Manual by Rick Curtis, including reference tables, illustrations and real life examples.
Reading Topographic Maps
Online manual on map reading and land navigation based on US Army training materials which includes instructions on maps, compasses and other navigational aids.
Using a horizontal sundial as a sun compass by John C. Fakan, Ph.D.
Wilderness Survival: Field-Expedient Direction Finding
Describes how to navigate using readily available materials in a survival situation. Includes diagrams.
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