Outdoor Navigation With GPS

Outdoor Navigation With GPS

Third Edition edition

Paperback (01 Nov 2010)

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Synopsis

For outdoor adventurers who hike, fish, kayak, cross-country ski, or mountain bike in the backcountry, a GPS receiver can help them reach their destination and return safely — but only if they know how to use it! Here is the guide to getting the most out of a GPS receiver, from basic consumer advice to advanced techniques. It even includes fun solo and team games that utilize GPS. Starting with essential definitions and moving on to creating waypoints, and using your GPS with a computer, this succinct book teaches the basics of navigation and outdoor GPS use. Advanced techniques are covered, such as creating custom maps, and new technologies are discussed, including using GPS-enabled mobile phones, and how to use GPS with Google Earth and Google Maps. With years of experience as a GPS instructor, Hinch is well-versed in all aspects of navigation and GPS use, and he covers them in a jargon-free, easy-to-follow style.

Book information

ISBN: 9780899976501
Publisher: Wilderness Press
Imprint: Wilderness Press
Pub date:
Edition: Third Edition edition
Language: English
Number of pages: 232
Weight: 336g
Height: 215mm
Width: 141mm
Spine width: 14mm