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See also:
  • GORP: How to Navigate the Backcountry - An excerpt from Survival in the 90s by Bob Newman.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • Navigation Technologies - Maker of digital maps for vehicular navigation. About the company and their products.
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  • NAVTEQ - Maker of digital maps for GPS navigation. Provides information about the company and their products.
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  • OA Guide to Map and Compass - An excerpt from The Backpackers Field Manual by Rick Curtis, including reference tables, illustrations and real life examples.
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  • 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.
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  • Sun Compass - Using a horizontal sundial as a sun compass by John C. Fakan, Ph.D.
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  • Wilderness Survival: Field-Expedient Direction Finding - Describes how to navigate using readily available materials in a survival situation. Includes diagrams.
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