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We show you here some examples to teach you how to navigate thorough all sorts of terrain, either using instruments or your own skills for survival.

How To Perform A Visual Pre-Flight Check On An Airplane (I) - Before staring the engine of an airplane it is necessary that the pilot in command takes some time to visually check the vehicle in order to be sure that everything is in order.

Navigation with Distance, Time, and Pace (I) - Navigation is defined as keeping track of your position as you move away from a known point. And that's what we're going to learn to do.

GPS systems and some of their limitations (I) - Global positioning systems are not perfect, and sometimes you will withness their limitations.

Wilderness tips and advice: carry backups for critical systems. - Ideas and debates about the factors that affect our environment and lives.

GPS tips and advice - Take care of your gps waypoints database.

GPS tips and advice - A simple measure to increase the precision of your gps receiver.

GPS tips and advice: describe your gps waypoints with simple names - Describe your gps waypoints with simple, easy-to-remember names.

Regions, Continents and Countries - Articles, essays, comments and tales about different regions, continents and countries of the world dealing in each with case aspects of their society, culture, economy, geography, folklore, history, regional products, sports and outdoor activities, and other things of interest fot any traveller.

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