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Silva Expedition Global Compass
The Expedition Global is for experienced users and professionals. It is high performing when it comes to accuracy, precision and durability. The global needle also makes the compass flexible and possible to use all around the world. If you are in need of a compass with high-end features to use anywhere in the world, the Expedition Global should be your choice. The compass comes with a slope card and a distance lanyard. The slope card is great both for detecting avalanche risk and for determining how challenging your journey will be. By knowing the slope you can also judge any extra distance that you need to go due to the slope.
The distance lanyard has two scales on it; 1:25, and 1:50, which facilitates to measure the distance of your hike. Since its soft and bendable it’s easy to place it directly along your route on the map. Expedition Global features DryFlex™ grip for easy handling, a clinometer for measuring slope angle and comes with a built-in adjuster for magnetic declination. It also features map-measuring in mm, inches, scales of 1:25k, 1:40k 1:50k and GPS scales. The baseplate has a curved-up at the back-end for perfect fit in the hand, magnifying lens and rubber friction feet for precision map work. The distinct arrow and scales/markings in a clear contemporary font combined with lots of transparency in the baseplate makes navigating easier - when activated in light the luminous markings and graduation ring enable night time navigation. The red/black North/South lines in the capsule bottom ensures easy and safe settling. The needle is made from finest Swedish steel with high quality magnetic features.
- Global needle can be used in all three magnetic zones
- Night use - luminous markings and graduation ring enables night time navigation up to 4 hours once activated by daylight/flashlight
- Slope card for measuring slope and extra distance
- Detachable distance lanyard (1:25 and 1:50) is soft and bendable lanyard with scales - easy to place directly on to your route on the map
- Map measuring scales 1:25k, 1:40k, 1:50k, mm, inch (1/20th), GPS scales
- DryFlex™ Rubber grip Easy handling of the compass/great grip
- Turnable housing for use with the SILVA 1-2-3 System®
- Built in adjuster for magnetic declination based on location
- Magnifying lens for precision map work
- Patented red/black N/S lines in capsule ensures easy and safe settling
- Hot stamped graphics are extra durable