Finding Your Way Without Map or Compass is an immensely useful and comprehensive manual on the subject of natural navigation. It comes highly recommended by Woodlore's most senior instructors and is an excellent point of reference for anyone wishing to explore this subject, especially those who are looking to attend a Woodlore navigation course.
Finding Your Way Without Map or Compass
delves into the diverse art of natural navigation, with clear information on how best to navigate using a wide range of factors including the wind, sun, moon, clouds, stars, trees, rivers, hills, insects, birds, fish, and even your sense of smell. Guidance is given on various environments, including towns, wilderness areas, deserts, oceans and snow-covered landscapes. The author also reflects on the history of the subject, with information on some of the great primitive navigators and how early man found his way.
This book is essentially an unabridged reprint of the 1958 publication Nature is Your Guide: How to Find Your Way on Land and Sea by Observing Nature
. Complete with monochrome illustrations, tables and diagrams, it is an unrivalled guide to this fascinating subject, featuring clear explanations from one of the world's great navigators.
- Author: Harold Gatty
- Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 288
- Text with monochrome illustrations
- Dimensions: 21.6 x 14.6 x 1.2 cm
- ISBN: 978-0486406138