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By Stephen Brennan, Finn Brennan

Father and son duo Stephen and Finn Brennan comprehend what's really enjoyable for boys of every age, and The Adventurous Boy’s Handbook is full of principles, causes, and directions for video games, activities, and actions any boy would like. From star-gazing, baseball, and tenting to utilizing Morse code, studying easy survival talents, and paddling a canoe, this instruction manual is worthy for any boy! step by step directions are supplied for every type of actions, including:

     • Pitching a tent
     • development an ice-yacht
     • capturing a bow and arrow
     • heading off a hungry shark
     • choosing constellations whereas on a camping out trip
     • studying signal language
     • Saving somebody from drowning
     • And extra!

The Adventurous Boy’s Handbook bargains numerous hours of leisure for boys drawn to orienteering, cowboying, crusing, and plenty of extra enjoyable open air activities.

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Other maps that you’ll find helpful are local trail maps which often have more accurate and up-to-date information on specific trails than USGS maps do. LATITUDE AND LONGITUDE Maps are drawn based on latitude and longitude lines. Latitude lines run east and west and measure the distance in degrees north or south from the equator (0° latitude). Longitude lines run north and south intersecting at the geographic poles. Longitude lines measure the distance in degrees east and west from the prime meridian that runs through Greenwich, England.

You will find that when undisturbed, a fish’s head is nearly always pointing up stream—that being the direction in which it expects food to come. One inference from this is sure to occur to you. If you desire to approach fish unobserved, it is best to do so by walking up stream, since in that way you come on them from behind, whereas if you walk down stream you come in the very direction in which they are looking. When a fish is startled and has no hiding-place near, he turns round and rushes off down stream as hard he can go.

HOW TO LEARN First—No two animals leave the same trail; not only each kind but each individual, and each individual at each stage of its life, leaves a trail as distinctive as the creature’s appearance, and it is obvious that they differ among themselves just as we do, because the young know their mothers, the mothers know their young, and the old ones know their mates, when scent is clearly out of the question. FOLLOWING THE TRACKS TO THE WATER Another simple evidence of this is the well known fact that no two human beings have the same thumb mark; all living creatures have corresponding peculiarities, and all use these parts in making the trail.

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