U.S. Army Guide to Map Reading & Navigation Book
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This book requires no prior knowledge of these subjects. Sections include map care, comprehension of map symbols, military symbols, grid reference systems, and interpretation of aerial photographs. After the basics are covered, the second half moves to land navigation – varying terrains, elevations, day-night variations. Map and compass work is thoroughly explained. Finally, extreme scenarios – desert, mountain, jungle, arctic, and urban terrains – are all explored. Over 100 black/white illustrations included for easier comprehension.
- Written by the U.S. Army
- Made in the U.S.A.
- Paperback, 192 pages
- Covers every aspect of map reading and land navigation, plus includes the basics of map care, map symbols, military symbols, grid reference systems, and interpretation of aerial photographs
- 0.51" x 0.06" x 0.7", 6.2 oz