Contour Lines: Types and Importance in Navigation

contour lines

Invented in the late 18th century, contour lines are the curves on the map that join the points situated on the same altitude, above the sea level. It also shows you the topographical features like heights, depths and slopes of the area during navigation. Types of contour lines used in navigation There are few distinct […]

Night-time Navigation: Top 8 Tips

Night Navigation

Night-time navigation is making your way through a landscape at night. Though it’s irresponsible and dangerous to hike at night, sometimes medical emergencies and the adventure-seeking itch forces one to do so.  Problems faced in night-time navigation The techniques involved in night-time navigation are the same as daytime navigation. However, due to the following factors, […]