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Finding Your Way Without Map or Compass



Dover Publications

Finding Your Way Without Map or Compass

£8.99

  EAN 9780486406138
Weight: 362 g         7 reviews
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.

Details:
  • 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

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Product Reviews

Finding Your Way Without Map or Compass is rated 5/5 based on 7 customer reviews.

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  1 of 7

  I found this book an interesting read.  

  Fieldmaster
8th October, 2018

Rated: 5/5

  2 of 7

  A very informative and an interesting read. Great detail in charts for using the sun, seabirds as a land indication, and finding your way in a new city. There are lots of gems to discover in this book. I found the book covered sea navigation more than suited my personal preferences, otherwise for me it was worth the money.  

  Stephen Jones
13th August, 2018

Rated: 4/5

  3 of 7

  Very good communications, excellent shipping and item details. Good read for people who want to know even more than simple navigation, this book will give you new perspective on even small things usually not even noticed. The book gives the reader in depth information of simple orientation by seemingly irrelevant ant mound and the way branches of the tree grows and transforms it in to a tool to find your way.  

  Sinisa Vidalin
8th August, 2018

Rated: 5/5

  4 of 7

  Interesting and informative reading, written in a different style to present day texts by a knowledgeable man. Some chapters still to be read.  

  Steven Robinson
27th June, 2018

Rated: 5/5

  5 of 7

  A truly wonderful book.  

  Thomas M Bowen
13th September, 2017

Rated: 5/5

  6 of 7

  I really enjoyed this book. Lots of details and handy information that help make sense of navigation. I will still use a compass though! I think this would make an ideal holiday read, or to be read by a log fire.  

  Alan J Mccartney
19th February, 2017

Rated: 5/5

  7 of 7

  A superb book. A must for all those starting out in bushcraft and for all those who have forgotten these excellent skills. Skills that could not only save your life, but make bushfcraft even more adventurous and fun. You can start to practise these skills in your own garden or when just walking to the shops or friends.  

  C Neve
31st October, 2016

Rated: 5/5


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