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By Peter Nielsen

What you want to find out about anchoring--fast and simple!

Anchoring is an important ability for any boater--power or sail--whether you're making plans a picnic lunch in a secluded cove or an in a single day stopover at in anchorage.

This 16-panel, foldout consultant provide you with quickly, easy-to-follow directions for secure and effective anchoring. Anchoring is in complete colour and is outlined on hinged, seriously laminated, water-resistant pages, so this difficult source will carry its personal even if you're in tough weather.

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61 (1) Discard equipment. Equipment can injure or burden you; discarded equipment will indicate your position to rescuers. (2) Swim or roll to stay on tope of the snow. FIGHT FOR YOUR LIFE. Work toward the edge of the avalanche. If you feel your feet touch the ground, give a hard push and try to “pop out” onto the surface. (3) If your head goes under the snow, shut your mouth, hold your breath, and position your hands and arms to form an air pocket in front of your face. Many avalanche victims suffocate by having their mouths and noses plugged with snow.

2-3. PERSONAL HYGIENE AND SANITATION The principles of personal hygiene and sanitation that govern operations on low terrain also apply in the mountains. Commanders must conduct frequent inspections to ensure that personal habits of hygiene are not neglected. Standards must be maintained as a deterrent to disease, and as reinforcement to discipline and morale. a. Personal Hygiene. This is especially important in the high mountains, mainly during periods of cold weather. In freezing weather, the soldier may neglect washing due to the cold temperatures and scarcity of water.

C. Occluded Front. Cold fronts generally move faster than warm fronts. The cold fronts eventually overtake warm fronts and the warm air becomes progressively lifted from the surface. ” If the air behind the front is warmer than the air ahead, it is a warm occlusion. Most land areas experience more occlusions than other types of fronts. The cloud progression observed will be cirrus, cirrostratus, altostratus, and nimbostratus. Precipitation can be from light to heavy. d. Stationary Front. A stationary front is a zone with no significant air movement.

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