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The Silva Expedition series of compasses are specially designed to simplify map work. With its scale markings for measuring co-ordinates and built in magnifier this compass is also equipped with luminous markings in the housing, on the needle and on the baseplate, aiding navigation in the dark. Additionally rubber grips on the base plate ensure it stays secure when placed on a map.
Endorsed as recommended kit for Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme.
Tech Specs: Magnifier, millimetre and inch scales. Romer scales: 1:40.000 1:50.000 1:25.000.
*Delivery only to a UK postal address. This offer is for a northern hemisphere compass only.
Navigating with a GPS (mini-guide)
Pete Hawkins trained as a geography teacher and taught in schools for a year before escaping to the Peak National Park’s Environmental Centre for an outdoor job. As a navigation instructor he has taught both beginners how to read a map and compass and the more experienced how to hone their navigation skills. He runs the Silva-sponsored Silva Navigation School from his Peak District home.
Pete is the author of three navigation books published by Cicerone: Map and Compass, and two mini-guides, Navigation, and Navigating with a GPS. He has also written for a variety of outdoor magazines, has worked for the BBC as a local radio reporter and leads walking holidays both at home and around the world.
Delivery within the UK will normally be within two to three days.
Delivery only to UK postal addresses.
This offer is for a northern hemisphere compass only.