Course of ORIENTEERING, LAND NAVIGATION and GPS with notiones on Cartography,
given in the Rada Tilly city - Patagonia Argentina.
This course of intense level was given on 13, 14 and 15, August, in classroom and wild natural lands located near of the Rada Tilly, city located a few kilometers away from the Comodoro Rivadavia city, in the province of Chubut. The first day an extensive theoretical class was given and it comprised subjects like orientation techniques which included an introduction about the basic knowledge on cartography and indentification of topographic maps at diverse scales, the use of compasses and GPS satellite navigators and the third day, some exercises was made on worksheets right on the ground where later on, the participants carried out diurnal and nocturnal crossings where they had to cover several kilometers of trekking through three circuits well marked in an area of hills with diversity of altitudes and levels of the terrain. This course was sponsored by the Sport Secretary and the Municipality of the Rada Tilly city as well as by the Austral Solutions company and Balcarce Institute.