CompassDude.com contains instructions about reading a variety of maps
Compass - how to use one
Excerpted from the website:
- Here's Compass Dude
- I'm just some dude that spent much of my life in the mountains. I enjoy hiking cross-country and backpacking. Every year, I read about people that have gotten lost and disappear forever - just look at the recent news below. I believe nearly all of those could be prevented with a little knowledge and skill practice with compass and map - plus a bit of uncommon sense.