U.S. Army Guide to Map Reading and Navigation

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Original Publish Date: Jul 27, 2009
Product Number: EB00751104
Released: Jan 18, 2019
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781628730241
Publisher: Skyhorse
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Description

It requires no prior knowledge of these subjects. Sections include map care, comprehension of map symbols, military symbols, grid reference systems, and interpretation of aerial photographs. After the basics are covered, the second half moves to land navigation - varying terrains, elevations, day-night variations. Map and compass work is thoroughly explained. Finally, extreme scenarios - desert, mountain, jungle, arctic, and urban terrains - are all explored.

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