Earth Sciences: Geomatics: Navigation: Land
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Tips on Navigation
Covers the process from pre-planning to error correction.
Sells magnetic sensor technology for cars, boats, bicycles, and hikers.
Describes how to use a compass and a topographical map to navigate cross country.
OA Guide to Map and Compass
An excerpt from The Backpackers Field Manual by Rick Curtis, including reference tables, illustrations and real life examples.
The Bushwalker's Guide to the Galaxy
Describes techniques that don't require a GPS or compass.
Discusses tools and techniques for navigating in poor visibility.
Maker of digital maps for vehicular navigation. About the company and their products.
How To Use a Compass
How to use a compass in several lessons plus how to navigate in poor visibility and how to navigate without a compass. Suggested exercises. Tips on buying a compass.
Using a horizontal sundial as a sun compass by John C. Fakan, Ph.D.
Wilderness Survival: Field-Expedient Direction Finding
Describes how to navigate using readily available materials in a survival situation. Includes diagrams.
Reading Topographic Maps
Online manual on map reading and land navigation based on US Army training materials which includes instructions on maps, compasses and other navigational aids.
Map and Compass Fundamentals
Covers the background and history of navigation plus techniques including navigating around obstacles and dead reckoning.
GORP - Getting Found - How to Navigate the Backcountry
An excerpt from Survival in the 90s by Bob Newman.
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