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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Wilderness survival /
Author Davenport, Gregory J.
Publisher Stackpole Books,
Year Published 2006
OCLC Number 62728512
ISBN 0811732924; 9780811732925
Subjects Wilderness survival--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKAM  GV200.5.D38 2006 Region 4 Library/Atlanta,GA 07/27/2009
Edition 2nd ed.
Collation xii, 291 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
Includes index.
Contents Notes
Before you go -- Climates of the globe -- Weather -- Gear -- Survival and medical kits -- Predeparture survival plan -- The survival algorithm -- Three steps to wilderness survival -- Maintaining life -- Health -- General health issues -- Traumatic injuries and their treatment -- Environmental injuries and illnesses -- Survival stress -- Personal protection -- Clothing -- Shelter -- Fire -- Sustenance -- Water -- Food -- Returning home -- Signaling -- Travel and navigation -- Improvising to meet your needs -- Improvising -- Survival skills for children -- Children and survival. With concise explanations and detailed illustrations, survival expert Gregory Davenport covers the five basic elements of survival personal protection, signaling, finding food and water, travel, and health providing the reader with complete information on how to stay calm and alive until rescue arrives. A completely updated and resided comprehensive, well-organized, and user-friendly guide to staying alive in the.