Manual of Map Reading
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Manual of Map Reading

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Published by Stationery Office Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Map drawing,
  • Map reading

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9279044M
ISBN 100117710954
ISBN 109780117710955

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  Map reading and navigation is serious business, so why would you settle for anything but a no-nonsense instructional manual on the subject from the organization that must be precise in life-or-death situations? Here is a manual that leaves nothing to chance. It explains for military personnel and civilian outdoorsmen every aspect of land navigation.   What is the Field Manual for map reading and land navigation? What are the basic colors of a map, and what does each color represent? Black - Indicates cultural (man-made) features such as buildings and roads, surveyed spot elevations, and all labels. Red-Brown - The colors red and brown are combined to identify cultural features, all relief. Navigation. It must be emphasised that Map Reading and Navigation, like all skills, needs to be ation in this Manual can be learned in theory but requires practical application in the field to develop and maintain proficiency. Information in this Manual has been drawn from a number of publications. US Army fm31 70 Basic Cold Weather Manual. US Army Combatives hand to hand combat FM US Army Field Manual FM , Civil Disturbance Operations. US Army Map Reading and Land Navigation. Army stp Soldiers Manual of Common Tasks Warrior Skills Level 1. US Army stp Soldiers Manual of Common Tasks Warrior Skills Leveland

reference on map reading and land navigation. This manual applies to every soldier in the Army regardless of service branch, MOS, or rank. This manual also contains both doctrine and training guidance on these subjects. Part One addresses map reading and Part Two, land navigation. The appendixes include a list of exportable training materials. Orienteering maps use five standard colors. Click on the map image to see samples. Blue - water features like lakes, ponds and streams. Black - man-made objects or rock features like roads, trails, buildings, cliffs, boulders. Yellow - open land, semi-open land, where you can look up and see the sky like fields or power lines. Medication Administration Program (MAP) Policy Manual (DOC MB) Open PDF file, KB, for. Notice of Rescission of MAP Hospice Policies and (PDF KB) Open DOC file, 47 KB, for. Notice of Rescission of MAP Hospice Policies and (DOC 47 KB) Open DOC file, KB, for. Section 2 MAP Recertification Competency. The purpose of this field manual is to provide a standardized source document for Armywide reference on map reading and land navigation. This manual applies to every soldier in the Army regardless of service branch, MOS, or rank. This manual also contains both doctrine and training guidance on these subjects/5().

This updated Field Manual was what we used in Artillery Training at Fort Sill OK. I scored % on M2 Aiming Circle. Reading Contour maps was easy as we used to order topografic USGS Maps from denver CO and used them as Boy scout. It is really thorough treatment of Army Field Navigation. This info for me is like an old Friend/5(7). Navigating using a map and a compass is a fantastic life skill and complements any GPS device. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to use compass bearings. A beginner's guide to measuring distance on a map. Measuring distance is a key map reading tool to see how far you've travelled or how far your planned route takes you. Learn how to easily.   A map's title tells you at a glance what that map is depicting. If you're looking at a map called "A Road Map of Utah", you can expect to see interstate and state highways, plus major local roadways across the state. A "Utah Geological Map", on the other hand, will depict specific scientific data for the region, such as city groundwater : Matt Rosenberg. Bought this book on line, as i am starting to hike in our forest areas, thought this might put some structure into the correct procedures for map and compass use. Found this book very informative and a good learning platform, one problem with buying on line was the fact that a lot of the training exercises in the book needed the training map in Cited by: 4.