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  • Ergonomically designed base plate
  • Inch and 1/10 mile direct reading scales
  • 2° dial graduations
  • Built-in magnifier
  • Declination scale

About Silva Explorer Type 3 Compass

Silva Explorer Type 3 Compass
Getting lost in the sprawling wilderness won't be a problem anymore when you have the Silva Explorer Type 3 Compass. Featuring an ergonomically designed base plate, this excellent compass is designed for maximum comfort when holding it in your hand. The extended base plate includes inch, 1/10 mile, 1:24,000 and 1:62,500 direct reading scales for U.S.G.S. maps. You won't have a hard time analyzing map details or finding true north in low-light situations, thanks to the convenient built-in magnifier and luminous markings. Not only that, the Declination scale allows you to make quick adjustments of map bearings to field headings. The Silva Explorer Type 3 Compass is definitely a great companion to have for all your outdoor adventures.

Silva Explorer Type 3 Compass Features

  • Classic compass for hiking, orienteering
  • Extended baseplate
  • Easy to grip
  • Fits comfortably in your hand
  • Includes in. 1/10 mi. 1:24,000 and 1:62,500 direct reading scales
  • Two-degree dial graduations
  • Luminous points
  • Red lanyard

Silva Explorer Type 3 Compass Specifications

2.125 X 4.1875 in.
1.0 oz.
Weight [with packaging]
0.05 lb
Mfr #

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Silva Explorer Type 3 Compass

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This is cool!

By Medic 23920

from Waldron, AR

About Me Outdoor Enthusiast, Professional

Verified Buyer


  • Accurate


    Best Uses

    • Backcountry Camping
    • Day Trips
    • Road Trips
    • Survival

    Comments about Silva Explorer Type 3 Compass:

    Seems sturdy and well built, feels "solid" in hand. I respect the name brand (Silva). I have not yet used this item but expect to in next few weeks.

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    Walter D  Does this compass include a lanyard?
    STEPHEN A  Yes , mine came with a lanyard.
    Walter D  Stephen This is my third reply to your staff. I purchased the same item through Amazon and they are shipping for free. Thank you for responding.
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