By Tamora Pierce
"From now on I'm Alan of Trebond, the more youthful dual. I'll be a knight."
In a time while women are forbidden to be warriors, Alanna of Trebond wishes not anything greater than to be knight of the area of Tortall. So she unearths how to swap areas along with her brother, Thom. Disguised as a boy, Alanna starts her education as a web page on the palace of King Roald. the line to knighthood, as she discovers, isn't really a simple one. Alanna needs to grasp guns, strive against, magic -- and likewise well mannered habit, her mood, or even her personal middle. With stubbornness, ability, and bold, she wins the admiration of throughout her, and the friendship of Prince Jonathan of Tortall himself. yet she additionally makes an enemy of the prince's uncle, the strong and fascinating Duke Roger....
choked with swords and sorcery, experience and intrigue, sturdy and evil, Alanna's first experience starts -- person who will bring about the success of her goals and the mystical future that would make her a legend in her land.
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Keep the straightedge parallel to the UTM grid by observing the tick marks on both margins. 4. Measure the distance in meters to the nearest UTM tick mark to the west (left). 5. USGS maps have a kilometer and meter scale printed on the margin that you could read to the nearest 100 meters. Use a piece of paper to transfer the distance from the map margin to the scale. Add this figure to the value printed at the tick mark to get the easting. 6. Repeat the procedure using the left and right margins to get the northing.
To set your altimeter, always use the elevation from the map, never the GPS readout of elevation. Page 28 3 Navigation Skills Map and Compass Review Learning to read a map is made easier by orienting the map so it is lined up with the terrain. There are three ways to do this: (1) Use a compass to determine north (see below) and turn the map so its north agrees with the compass; (2) if you are on a linear feature such as a road or a trail, turn the map until the same feature on the map is lined up with the real one; or (3) if you car see one or more distant, known landmarks, turn the map until your position and the landmark's position on the map are lined up with the real positioning.
Plot Screen Nearly all GPS receivers have a plot screen that shows your position in relation to nearby waypoints. You should be able to set the plot screen to both north up (the top of the screen is always north) and track up (the top of the screen points toward your direction of travel). You should also be able to zoom in and out, to change the area and amount of detail the plot shows, and to pan the plot to show different areas. Some receivers feature autozoom, which increases the scale of the plot screen as you get closer to a waypoint.
Alanna: The First Adventure (The Song of the Lioness, Book 1) by Tamora Pierce