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When will you ever have the opportunity to use you new skills and knowledge about topographic maps? Glad you asked....

Have you ever been camping? hiking? driving somewhere in a car?

If you have done any of these activites you have had occassion to use a topographic map. The orienteering section of the site gives you the opportunity to see how a topographic map can be used with a compass to determine direction.

The visual section allows you to see what areas on a map really look like.

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