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

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

2 0105MAC06PP Revision Conventional Signs Write down the names of these symbols

3 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.

4 0105MAC06PP Setting a Map by Landmarks A 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.

5 0105MAC06PP Setting a Map by Landmarks A 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.

6 0105MAC06PP Setting a Map by Landmarks Questions?

7 0105MAC06PP Setting a Map by Landmarks Summary

8 0105MAC06PP Setting a Map by Landmarks END


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