Points for survival

Australia, 1979

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Episode of Series “Maps and Map Reading”.
Correct use of a compass in conjunction with intelligent map-reading illustrates how a bushwalker who had fallen down a cliff is rescued by his wife and a ranger whoa are able to locate him with the aide of map and compass.

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Anne Whitehead


Barry Pierce

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Tasmanian Film Corporation



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