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Map, Compass & GPS
Wild flowers along Fall Creek on the way to the Green Lakes - Oregon
Friday, November 16, 2012
Orienting a Map
Orienting a map is a starting point to identify where I am, where I want to go and where I have been. I orient my topographic map (topo) before I leave the trail head and at regular intervals during a hike.