By Bjorn Kjellstrom, Carina Kjellstrom Elgin
I am giving this this version one celebrity as a result of the info that follows.This variation states--right at the cover--that it "now presents info on GPS." that's actually actual yet very deceptive. I had anticipated information regarding tips to use GPS in addition to a map or compass, or utilizing GPS merely. yet as an alternative, the only a few statements approximately GPS simply inform you that GPS is undesirable, and maps and compasses are reliable. in the event you glance within the desk of contents, you will not see any bankruptcy approximately GPS. visit the index and also you see merely 3 (that's correct, 3) pages which point out GPS. web page tells us how GPS does not paintings good in forests, canyons, and so forth. Then visit web page 14 - 15, and you will find that Ms. Elgin and the publishers have been in the sort of hurry to take advantage of the luck of the unique model, they could not even get the index correct. there's not anything on those pages approximately GPS, yet in fact if there have been, it'll simply be, back, that GPS is undesirable and maps and compasses are good.Perhaps the writer ignored that on web page 20, the publication states that maps inform you in regards to the geographic good points of the area,"not simply how you can get there, as with an international Positioning System." After this, i finished analyzing, even though I did glance through the publication for anything important approximately GPS. i did not see something, and the index does not contradict this as, back, there are just 3 pages which supposedly supply info on GPS.It's unlucky that the author's daughter came across it essential to dishonestly try and promote extra books with this phony "revised edition." i have ordered the former version.
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DISCOVERY: Fun with Maps Alone / 41 Now, to go in different directions from your base, you may follow the fold marked “NE” and continue into the landscape along this north-east route, or you can go south-south-west, or in any of the sixteen directions you marked on the paper circle. From Paper Circle to Protractor The paper circle with its sixteen direction markings is your first step toward using a protractor. As you probably know, a protractor is an instrument used for measuring angles. It consists of a circle made from a piece of metal or plastic marked in the 360 degrees of a full circle.
Just for Fun Each player has strip of paper or cardboard, pencil, and training map. ” The first player with the correct answer within 50 feet scores 20 points, with a 100-point maximum for the correct answers to all five questions. 48 / Be Expert with Map & Compass Designations Place Name Designations Places and other map features are designed by name in various lettering styles. Regular roman (upright) type is used for places, boundary lines, and area names, while hydrographic names, or water features, are in italics (slanting type).
Here you will find a small diagram of an angle with one leg marked “True North” and the other leg marked “Magnetic North,” but don’t bother with that just yet. Simply satisfy yourself that the line marked “True North” runs parallel to the lines that frame the map on the left and on the right. DISCOVERY: Fun with Maps Alone / 39 The declination diagram in the bottom margin of the map indicates the angle between the true-north and the magnetic-north direction of the map area. What Direction Is It?
Be expert with map & compass by Bjorn Kjellstrom, Carina Kjellstrom Elgin