Fundamentals of Orienteering – Parts of the Lensatic Compass

Today’s post is about the Lensatic compass.  This is a military style Cammenga compass and I lay out some of the parts below.  If you click on the image you should get a larger picture to look at.


There’s also a short video below that points out the various parts just to make sure you can see everything.


 

Orienteering series

Why Should I Learn Map Reading?

The Pace Count

The Pace Count 2

Using the Pace Count

Parts of the Lensatic Compass

Understanding the Topographic Map

Discussion of Grid and Magnetic Azimuths

Converting Azimuths

 

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Via: shtfblog


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