Navigating with a GPS

Navigating with a GPS

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In this practical guide to navigating with a GPS, navigation expert Pete Hawkins explains how to get the best from your GPS. He breaks down the jargon into understandable English and takes you through GPS navigation in a clear and structured way. He also recognises that strong traditional navigational skills are the basis for effective GPS navigation, and gives a potted summary of how to navigate with a map and compass. He also takes a look at digital mapping and how that can benefit the outdoor user and how GPSs and mapping software can be used positively together.The map extract in Figure 3.3 lies in the segment of the map covered by the SK squares. Ita#39;s then ... So the foura€”figure grid reference for the footpath junction in Figure 3.3 is SK 06 90. ... It is possible using the Romer scale found on some compasses to get your grid reference up to an eighta€” figure (100m2) level of accuracy.

Title:Navigating with a GPS
Author:Pete Hawkins
Publisher:Cicerone Press Limited - 2013-03-18


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