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Orienteering - Compass, Amateur Radio Direction Finding, Adventure Racing, List of Orienteers, Orienteering Map, Fell Running, Salients (Paperback) Loot Price: R288
Discovery Miles 2 880
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Orienteering - Compass, Amateur Radio Direction Finding, Adventure Racing, List of Orienteers, Orienteering Map, Fell Running, Salients (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 57. Chapters: Compass, Amateur radio direction finding, Adventure racing, List of orienteers, Orienteering map, Fell running, Salients, re-entrants and pockets, Control point, International Orienteering Federation, Silva compass, Waypoint, Course, Hand compass, History of orienteering, Rogaining, Mounted orienteering, Ski-orienteering, Foot orienteering, Resection, Mountain bike orienteering, Canoe orienteering, Route choice, Trail orienteering, Headlamp, Fox Oring, List of orienteering events, Mountain marathon, Radio Orienteering in a Compact Area, Thumb compass, List of orienteering clubs, Catching Features, Car orienteering. Excerpt: A compass is a navigational instrument that shows directions in a frame of reference that is stationary relative to the surface of the earth. The frame of reference defines the four cardinal directions (or points), north, south, east, and west. Intermediate directions are also defined. Usually, a diagram called a compass rose, which shows the directions (with their names usually abbreviated to initials), is marked on the compass. When the compass is in use, the rose is aligned with the real directions in the frame of reference, so, for example, the "N" mark on the rose really points to the north. Frequently, in addition to the rose or sometimes instead of it, angle markings in degrees are shown on the compass. North corresponds to zero degrees, and the angles increase clockwise, so east is 90 degrees, south is 180, and west is 270. These numbers allow the compass to show azimuths or bearings, which are commonly stated in this notation. There are two widely used and radically different types of compass. The magnetic compass contains a magnet that interacts with the earth's magnetic field and aligns itself to point to the magnetic poles. The gyro compass (sometimes spelled with a hyphen, or as one ...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2011
First published: September 2011
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 58
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-78880-6
Barcode: 9781156788806
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LSN: 1-156-78880-3

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