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Learn how to read a map

Steve Backshall records his series of map reading videos with Ordnance Survey to help you grasp the basics of navigation and explore Britain safely with your map. Scouts and Explorers to use the video ser

Choosing the right map

Understanding map symbols

Understanding contour lines

How to take 4-figure map reference

How to take 6-figure map reference

Features of a compass

How to take a compass bearing

Understading magnetic north