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Ultimate Navigation Manual By Lyle Brotherton

Ultimate Navigation Manual
by Lyle Brotherton

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All the techniques you need to become an expert navigator.

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Ultimate Navigation Manual by Lyle Brotherton

All the techniques you need to become an expert navigator.

The Ultimate Navigation Manual is a unique guide to finding your way on land - from the basic principles right up to the advanced technology of GPS. Designed to allow even the absolute beginner to find their way anywhere in the world, it also develops a unique confidence in navigation - with or without technical aids.

With a preface by Sir Ranulph Fiennes, contents will also include:

Environmental clues - Using the natural environment to navigate

Maps - An introduction to the different types of maps

The Compass and North - How compasses work, how to use them and how to choose the right one

Map and Compass Navigation - twenty-five easy-to-learn skills are described

Relocation Procedures - What to do when lost, dealing with well-known relocation procedures and some ground-breaking new ones

Stellar Navigation - Simple methods that are easy to learn

GNSS (GPS) Navigation - Why Global Satellite Navigation Systems are the most significant advance in navigation since the invention of the magnetic compass; details all of the systems now available, including the American GPS

Specialist environments and equipment - Which techniques are best, where and how to use them in environments such as the Arctic, coastal areas, desert regions, jungles or forests, mountains and urban areas

Written by one of the world's leading search and rescue consultants and highly illustrated with specially commissioned photographs designed to emphasise navigation problems - this is the ultimate guide to not losing your way.

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Ultimate Navigation Manual Reviews


Outdoors Magic 'The Collins Ultimate Navigation Manual is the best and most comprehensive navigation guide we've come across'.

Trail Magazine 'Seamlessly integrating traditional methods with cutting-edge GPS techniques into a fresh and intuitive format'

Adventure Travel 'Defines the word 'comprehensive'. It's got everything you could think of to do with navigation'

Field Magazine 'It's an essential for anyone who spends time in the countryside'

The Great Outdoors 'This is an excellent reference manual for all navigators, both amateur and professional, and I recommend it highly'

Walk Magazine 'This comprehensive and richly illustrated guide has everything you could ever wish to know about navigation'

The Royal Institute of Navigation '(An) outstanding achievement in writing...a comprehensive book for Land Navigation'

About Lyle Brotherton


Lyle Brotherton is a member of a Scottish mountain rescue team and both lectures and instructs 'Advanced SAR Navigation' to Mountain Rescue and Search & Rescue teams, plus the Special Forces. He also advises the UK & US Governments on navigational strategy in Emergency Management Planning and works with international governments post major disasters, such as the floods in Pakistan, 2010. In writing this new book he worked with over 130 Search & Rescue teams in 22 countries. Since the publication of the Ultimate Navigation Manual, The Royal Institute of Navigation have awarded Lyle Brotherton their Certificate of Achievement in honour of his 'outstanding achievement in writing... a comprehensive book for Land Navigation'.

Additional information

GOR005913293
Ultimate Navigation Manual by Lyle Brotherton
Lyle Brotherton
Used - Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
2011-09-15
368
0007424604
9780007424603
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.