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LAND NAVIGATION with MAP and LENSATIC COMPASS

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THE FOLLOWING LAND NAVIGATION LESSON PLANS ARE DIVIDED INTO FOUR PARTS BELOW. (file size 4MB to 9MB each)
 

Part 1 BASIC LAND NAVIGATION   (PowerPoint)  (PDF View)
 
The Lensatic Compass

   - description, parts, and features

   - how to sight the lensatic compass

 

The Topographic Map

   - description
   - how to read, fold, and care for a map
 
The Land
   - terrain features
   - terrain and map association

 

 Part 2 INTERMEDIATE LAND NAVIGATION (PowerPoint)  (PDF View)

 

 Making Sense of Direction

   - description

   - where are you actually going

 

Tracking Present Location

  - description

  - various ways to find your location

 

Determining Travel Distance

   - description

   - calculating distance on map and on ground

 

Part 3 ADVANCE LAND NAVIGATION   (PowerPoint)   (PDF View)

 
Planning to Navigate
   - description
   - The group or traveling alone
 
Navigate to Stay on Course
   - description
   - various techniques to stay on course
 
Additional Navigation Skills
   - description
   - essential data that will aid you
 
Part 4 EXPERT LAND NAVIGATION    (PowerPoint)   (PDF View)
 
Navigation in Different Terrain
   - description
   - special terrain travel skills
 
Night Navigation
   - description
   - using lensatic compass for night travel
 
Sustainment
   - description
   - setup a land navigation course 
 
   
PART 4 Expert Land Navigation Supplement                                 
    -  How to Navigating WITHOUT a map  (PowerPoint)  (PDF View)    
                                                                           
    - Cordinate Chart        (MsWord)