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How to: Set a bearing with a magnetic compass

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A bearing, or sighting, on a compass determines the direction to an object, and/or helps a hiker identify his position in the backcountry. Here’s how to set one.

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How to fix it: When your GPS compass reading doesn’t agree with your magnetic compass

150 150 Survival Common Sense Blog | Emergency Preparedness

Ever have a situation where the reading from your GPS compass doesn’t agree with your magnetic compass? Here is what you can do to keep that from happening.

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