Hey Ho Silva CD...
New from compass giants Silva is a combined educational book / CD Rom package that'll help you tell your Moose from your Elk bow (sorry)
Posted: 25 July 2002
Compass and navigational equipment company Silva has launched a
combined book and interactive CD Rom package called, in excellent
Swenglish, 'Exploring The Nature'.
It might sound like a work of Scandinavian philosophy, but is
actually intended as a learning tool for anyone wanting to improve
their navigational skills and techniques. The book apparently
explains how to use a map and compass together plus has professional
advice on how to take accurate compass bearings and which compass to
choose for your purposes.
The free CD consists of an interactive introduction to maps and
magnetic fields and includes a navigational test that, Silva says,
'will stretch your navigational skills!' We've not had a chance to
try the package, though God knows our navigational abilities are
stretched by getting to the nearest shop, but it's priced at a
You can find you nearest Silva stockist via the Silva
web site or call the Silva sales hotline on 01506 406277. Note
that as well as compasses, Silva's current range includes a range of
head torches, GPS and binoculars. Now, if you'll excuse us, we're off
to explore the nature...
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