Brunton 8099 Eclipse Compass

Brunton 8099 Eclipse Compass

This advanced compass features a magnetized disk for accurate bearings and comes with helpful reference cards that store inside the compass. Magnetized disk is more accurate than conventional needles and settles quickly for fast, accurate bearings. Anti-static, liquid-filled dial with jeweled bearing features 1 degree gradations to ensure accuracy, sighting mirror for improved accuracy. Ergonomic rubber shoe on bottom of compass grips map surface and is comfortable to hold.


Declination adjustment scale allows you to account for the difference between magnetic and true north; scale on base is adjustable to your location. Three different clinometers for measuring slope angles -- useful for determining snow slope stability and for surveying. Two of the clinometer scales offer 5-degree increments, 1 offers 1-degree increments. Includes USGS map scale 1:24,000, ft, Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) and mile scales for position accuracy. Waterproof field reference cards includes navigational, topographical and survival information that store in the compass. Includes built-in magnifier, protective, flip down cover and lanyard.

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