Orient the map using multiple point features

Description

This skill involves oienting (lining up) the map with the terrain by lining up multiple features (for example, a building, a pond and the main road) on the map with the same features in the terrain around you. 

Resources

The following links point to resources that have been collected and are relevant to this skill (?).


Dice-O exercise

(http://www.orienteering.ca/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/Dice-O.pdf)

Description of an orientering exercise whereby dice are used to deterine which controls to find from a central control. On Orienteering.ca.


'Orient Dash' map orientation exercise

(http://www.orienteering.ca/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/Orient-Dash.pdf)

Description of / instructions for a map orientation exercise in partners at Orienteering.ca.


'Star Relay' exercise

(http://www.orienteering.ca/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/Star-Relay.pdf)

Description of / instructions for a star relay exercise at Orienteering.ca where teams have to find one control at a time and hand their SI stick or punch card to their partner between controls. 


Circular contour map (o-training.net)

(http://o-training.net/w/Circular_contour_map)

"Course on a circular contour-only map without north-lines. As the map is without north-lines, the runners can not use the compass to adjust the map to north, and thus it is necessary to concentrate more on reading the contours."


Circular map

(http://o-training.net/w/Circular_map)

"Course on a circular contour-only map without north-lines. As the map is without north-lines, the runners can not use the compass to adjust the map to north, and thus it is necessary to concentrate more on the map reading."