Silva Polaris Compass

The Silva Polaris Base Plate compass is an instrument for the advanced orienteer, as well as novices to map-and-compass work. The slim profile, durability, and excellent accuracy make this compass our choice to include in survival kits.
Clear base plate with inch, millimeter and 1:24,000 scales, makes it easy to read a map, set bearings, and plan a trip
Fixed declination scale accommodates quick adjustments of map bearings to field headings

The Silva Polaris Base Plate compass is an instrument for the advanced orienteer, in addition to novices to map-and-compass work. The slim profile, durability, and excellent accuracy make this compass our choice to include in survival kits. Clear base plate with inch, millimeter and 1:24,000 scales, makes it easy to read a map, set bearings, and plan a go back and forth Features 2° graduation lines with large numerals at each 20° for simple reading of bearings Red and black orientation lines facilitate establishing your position on, or setting your course from, a map; scales help resolve distances Large sighting arrow helps you set your course across the land; large bezel and ergonomic design make it easy to hold and use Fixed declination scale accomodates quick adjustments of map bearings to field headings Base plate lanyard hole permits you to keep the compass handy around your neck (lanyard not included) Friction-free sapphire bearing allows the tungsten steel needle to swing freely; permanently clear fluid assists in keeping it steady Instructions give an explanation for how to find yourself on a map given known landmarks and how to set a bearing across the land the use of a map
The Silva Polaris Base Plate compass is an instrument for the advanced orienteer, in addition to novices to map-and-compass work. The slim profile, durability, and excellent accuracy make this compass our choice to include in survival kits.
Clear base plate with inch, millimeter and 1:24,000 scales, makes it easy to read a map, set bearings, and plan a go back and forth
Fixed declination scale comprises quick adjustments of map bearings to field headings
Friction-free sapphire bearing allows the tungsten steel needle to swing freely; permanently clear fluid assists in keeping it steady
Instructions give an explanation for how to find yourself on a map given known landmarks and how to set a bearing across the land the use of a map Bulk packaged

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