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Everglades Navigation Technique



A Navigation Technique that can only be done in the Everglades.

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The North Star: (Polaris) Celestial Navigation, Navigating using the stars



A planisphere is a star chart analog computing instrument in the form of two adjustable disks that rotate on a common pivot. It can be adjusted to display the visible stars for any time and date. It is an instrument to assist in learning how to recognize stars and constellations. The astrolabe, an instrument that has its origins in the Hellenistic civilization, is a predecessor of the modern planisphere. www.peaksurvival.us

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How to Navigate using the Stars: Celestial Navigation



Celestial navigation is the process whereby angular measurements (sights) taken between celestial bodies in the sky and the visible horizon are used to locate one’s position on the globe

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Solar Navigation: Using the sun to find direction, Wilderness survival skills



Navigation techniques without using a compass, by using the shadow cast by a stick we can determine our direction.

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