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Books on outdoor activities such as camping and hiking, and related subjects like gps navigation.

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This work provides a thorough and detailed account of the GPS (Global Positioning System), its basic concepts, possible problems, and related technologies. As well as general background, topics covered include the system segments, signal characteristics, signal tracking, affects of interference, performance, availability, integration with other technologies, the Russian GLONASS (Global Navigation Satellite System), INMARSAT (International Maritime Satellite Organization), and GPS applications. References accompany each paper. The book is quite reasonably organized in terms of technical difficulty. The conceptual papers are presented first, with an advance to more demanding essays subsequently. This volume is an outgrowth of a course... Rest of this review on the detail page
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This updated edition of the mountaineering classic is an essential reference for novices and experts alike. Chapters are devoted to in-depth discussions of outdoors fundamentals; climbing techniques for rock, snow, and ice; safety procedures and emergency response; geology and weather; and appendices for climb ratings and supplementary reading, among other topics. Detailed sections on navigation, ropes, knots, and protection include drawings, diagrams, and maps. Enjoy the freedom of the hills to the fullest with this thorough guide. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
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