This booklet is a great starting point for beginning GPS users and folks that want to learn about UTM, MGRS, and USNG coordinates. With lots of illustrations and step by step instructions, readers will be converting between map locations and UTM coordinates in no time! Inexpensive GPS receivers have brought the ability to determine accurate geographic positioning to both professionals and recreational users. To relate the GPS reading to a map, the user needs to understand how to use geographic coordinate systems. Many new GPS users are discovering what military and rescue forces have known for years. UTM coordinates are much easier to work with than latitude longitude coordinates. Includes a 1:24,000 scale, 1km, pocket sized, UTM Grid Tool for use with 7.5 minute USGS topographic maps.