Category Archives: Navigation

Reading a Topographical Map

At the behest of a friend of mine, Alison;  whom desperately wishes to learn how to read a map, and use a compass, I will begin a few posts regarding Navigation. I want to focus first on reading a topographic map; mostly because you can navigate a lot easier with just a map, than you can with just a compass. (GPS is just plain cheating!) Map Features The first order of business is to be able to identify the features … Continue reading