The Silva Explorer 203 compass is a great little tool for the mid level orienteer enthusiast. 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. A 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. Making the Explorer 203, simple yet effective and a great addition to your next outing.