Suunto A-30 SH Compass - Southern Hemisphere

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Suunto A-30 SH Compass - Southern Hemisphere

Embrace the spirit of adventure with the Suunto A-30 Southern Hemisphere Metric Compass, a superior outdoor navigation tool tailored to cater to your every expedition. This meticulously engineered product from Suunto, a leading name in outdoor exploration equipment, is crafted for precision, durability, and ease of use, making it an indispensable partner for hikers, backpackers, and outdoor enthusiasts.

The Suunto A-30 SH Metric Compass is encased in a robust, high-impact plastic housing that offers superior durability while remaining lightweight. Its compact design makes it a convenient and portable choice for all your excursions. This user-friendly compass is designed to withstand various weather conditions, thanks to its water-resistant features.

Equipped with a luminous bezel and markings, the Suunto A-30 SH Metric Compass ensures readability even in low-light conditions. It features a balanced needle with a liquid-filled capsule for stable operation, alongside a metric scale baseplate with inches for versatile mapping. The compass also includes a fixed declination correction scale, ensuring accurate readings wherever your travels may lead.

Buy the Suunto A-30 SH Metric Compass today and never lose your way again. Navigate the world with Suunto, your trustworthy companion for all your outdoor expeditions.

Two Geographical Balancing Zones

The vertical intensity and direction of the earth's magnetic field, the inclination, influences the horizontal plane of a compass needle according to the latitude where it is used. Due to inclination, compasses must be balanced for different geographical zones in order to keep the needle in a horizontal position.

Previously, the globe was divided into five different balance zones in which specific compasses functioned. However, as people travel more and more, the need for a compass with a greater geographical range has increased. Thanks to Suunto's 'Two Zone System' there are only two balance zones to consider in compass use - the northern hemisphere and the southern hemisphere. In practice, this means that a Suunto compass designed for the northern hemisphere will still work for a fair distance into the southern hemisphere, and vice-versa.

Product Features

  • Balanced for the Southern Hemisphere
  • Fixed declination correction scale
  • Jewel bearing
  • Detachable snap lock lanyard
  • Luminous bezel and markings
  • Magnifying lens
  • Marking holes for drawing control points
  • Size: 57 x 110mm
  • Weight: 32g

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