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1.  Practice using compasses.  Cardinal directions.  Purpose of magnetic needle and housing needle. 

2.  How to determine the azimuth from point A to point B.

3.  How to follow a given azimuth from a known point to an unknown point.

4.  How chart a route on a map before going into the field.

5.  Resource people;  local Scout leaders, foresters, land surveyors, etc.

6.  Determine your number of paces (two steps) in a chain and in 100 feet. 

 

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