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Title: Finding Your Way with Map and Compass PDF
Url: https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/fs03501
Publisher: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Description: This tutorial introduces students to the concept of navigating with a topographic map and compass. Topics include the features and symbols used on U. S. Geological Survey (USGS) maps, the use of scale to represent distance, and how to determine direction with a magnetic compass. There is also information on the scales and areas represented on various USGS maps and on how to compensate for magnetic declination.
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Geography and travels. Maps. Cartography
Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Navigation
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Recreation. Leisure -- Recreation. Leisure -- Outdoor life. Outdoor recreation -- Orienteering
GEM Subject: Science -- Technology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Social studies -- Geography
Key Concept: Geography
Geography -- Maps
Date Issued: 2001-03
Resource Type: Instructional Material
Format: Document -- PDF
Audience: Educator
Education Level: High School
Higher Education
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
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