The Silva Explorer Type 3 Compass is a light and extremely handy contraption to carry with you when on your outdoor escapades. The compass features an ergonomically designed base plate which makes it easy to hold and handle. The extended base plate made according to U.S.G.S standards features direct reading scales for convenient use. With 1:24,000 and 1:62,500 direct reading scale, you can be rest assured that mapping and plotting will be like a walk in the park. The declination scale also makes it easier to make quick and subtle changes to field headings as well as map bearings.
This compass features an ergonomically designed base plate, so it fits comfortably in your hand
The extended base plate has inch and 1/10 mile direct reading scales that meet u.s.g.s. standards
1:24,000 and 1:62,500 direct reading scales ensure accurate mapping and plotting
2° dial graduations and built-in magnifier help you read map details
Declination scale lets you make quick adjustments of map bearings to field headings
2.125" x 4.1875"