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#204369 - 07/07/10 02:19 PM Re: Compass Navigation [Re: Richlacal]
Hikin_Jim Offline
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Originally Posted By: Richlacal
Dead Reckoned Positioning anyone?
Ded (deductive) reckoning is a really important skill if you're in low visibility conditions. Ideally, you use your mind to make sense of things and get the big picture of the situation and then supplement the big picture with compass readings, etc.

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#204914 - 07/19/10 09:04 PM Re: Compass Navigation [Re: Richlacal]
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Loc: Central Oregon
...and dead reconing should start with a fix of your position when possible.

Otherwise, I'll stay put.

Blake
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