# Setting a Map by Landmarks

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Setting a Map by Landmarks
1 Star Map and Compass Lesson 6

Write down the names of these symbols
Revision Conventional Signs Write down the names of these symbols 1 – Station (Railway) 2 – Public Telephone 3 – Place of Worship with Tower 4 – Parking 5 – Wind Pump; Wind Generator 6 – Castle/Fort 1 2 3 4 5 6 0105MAC06PP

The Aim The aim of this lesson is to teach you how to set your map by the land so that by the end of the lesson you will be able to navigate easy routes without a compass and pass your expedition and map and compass tests. The aim of this lesson is to teach you how to set your map by the land so that by the end of the lesson you will be able to navigate easy routes without a compass and pass your expedition and map and compass tests. 0105MAC06PP

Setting a Map by Landmarks
Draw a line on the map between your present position (A) and a landmark on the map which can also be seen on the ground. Draw a line on the map between your present position (A) and a landmark on the map which can also be seen on the ground. A 0105MAC06PP

Setting a Map by Landmarks
Rotate the map until the pencil line points at the landmark. A The map is now set but not so accurately as if a compass were used. For greater accuracy use this method with two landmarks. Rotate the map until the pencil line points at the landmark. The map is now set but not so accurately as if a compass were used. For greater accuracy use this method with two landmarks. 0105MAC06PP

Setting a Map by Landmarks
Questions? What the most important thing about the landmark we choose to use? It must visible on the map and the ground. How could we set the map more accurately? With a compass. By using two or more landmarks. 0105MAC06PP

Setting a Map by Landmarks
Summary There you have learnt how to effectively set your map by the land. Look forward: Practical Practice Periods 0105MAC06PP

Setting a Map by Landmarks
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