Subject Area 5 > Orient a Map Using a Lensatic Compass


Conditions and Standards:

Given a field table, a standard 1:50, 000 scale military map, a protector, a pencil, paper, and a compass in daylight.  Orient the map to the ground using a compass. The North-seeking arrow of the compass must fall within 3 degrees (20 mils) of the angle shown in the grid-magnetic (G-M) angle on the map's declination diagram.


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