Orientation

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Provides a text and reference book covering the principles of orientation. Orientation is defined as "the accurate location of datum points and the establishment of lines of known length and direction".

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64 pages : diagrams, maps.

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United States. War Department. July 15, 1941.

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Provides a text and reference book covering the principles of orientation. Orientation is defined as "the accurate location of datum points and the establishment of lines of known length and direction".

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64 pages : diagrams, maps.

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Supersedes TM 2160-25 (Dec. 11, 1933).

Includes bibliography (p. 60) and index.

Contents: I. General -- II. Instruments -- III. Military maps -- IV. Projections -- V. Coordinates and grid azimuths -- VI. To find grid coordinates of a point by survey -- VII. Determination of elevation differences -- VIII. Azimuth determination -- IX. Duties of reconnaissance officers -- Appendix I. List of tables -- Appendix II. List of references -- Index.

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Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project

An ongoing project, A-to-Z encompasses U.S. federal government documents published prior to 1960. We are digitizing the documents alphabetically, starting with the call number A, which includes agricultural documents. By popular demand, the A-to-Z Collection also contains vintage War Department field manuals and technical manuals.

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  • July 15, 1941

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  • Dec. 20, 2010, 9:57 a.m.

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  • April 29, 2016, 7:14 p.m.

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United States. War Department. Orientation, book, July 15, 1941; Washington, D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29949/: accessed February 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.