Practical skills learned in a class room are best honed through real-world application. For that reason, find here materials that can be used to support field exercises in land navigation. A long time staple of U.S. Army and USMC training, over the past decade land navigation has evolved into a popular civilian activity known as geo-caching.
Basic Land Navigation Course Support Materials
- In final review
Map Reading and Grid Reference Materials
- Map Reading and Land Navigation, Chapter 4, U.S. Army FM3-25.26C (33 p., 1.3 MB, PDF)
- Map Reading and Navigation, Emergency Management Australia (96 p., 5.5 MB, PDF)
- Military Map Reading 201, NGA (10 p., 419K, PDF)
- Reading Topographic Maps