Solar Navigation: How To Navigate Using The Sun

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The sun, no matter where in the world you may stand, always rises in the east and sets in the west, being at its highest point at midday. As long as you know the time, and the sun is shining, then you can always use the sun as a guide … Continue reading

How To Navigate Using The Stars: Part 2

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In the Northern Hemisphere, North is found by locating The North Star (Polaris).  If this can be identified, then navigation using the stars can quickly be achieved on the move. In practical terms, this means that if you are navigating at night and wish to go in a westerly direction, … Continue reading