# Definitions of Outdoor Recreation Essay

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OUTDOOR RECREATION DEFINITIONS
TEAMWORK
DICATATORSHIP
A dictatorship is when a team is led by only one person who tells everyone what to do. It is highly efficient but doesn’t give everyone a fair say.
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DEMOCRACY
Everyone has equal say and discusses their views and ideas with each other to solve certain problems. It is moderately effective and keeps everyone happy because they have a fair say.
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LAISSEZ-FAIRE
Lazy as hell. No one does crap.
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IDEA
Identify: How does the group collate ideas/ solutions to the problem
Decide: How does the group decide what idea to choose?
Enact: How does the group decide which people are assigned to tasks?
Assess: How does the group asses if their solution was the right one?
MARGINAL INFORMATION
Information contained in the margin E.G: co-ordinates/legend.
PRINTING DATE
The date of when the map was printed
LEGEND
Explains each item on the map
SCALE
Explains the difference between the maps distances and the distances in real life.
6 POINT GRID REFERENCE
Means there are three digit numbers for each x and y axis coordinates.
EASTING
The y axis (horizontal) which contains coordinates from west to east
NORTHING
The x axis (vertical) which contains co-ordinates from south to north

CONTOUR
A line that shows variation in elevation or depression.
TOPOGRAPHIC
Showing or displaying the features of the land and terrain on a map.
SPUR
A spur is an elevated incline of terrain which branches off from heightened ground.
GULLY
A gully is found in-between two spurs, it can have water flow through it.
A did of elevation between two heightened areas.
SUMMIT
The highest point on a given map.
KNOLL
A hill found on the end of a spur.
CLIFF
A sudden incline of terrain.
CROSS SECTION
A surface or shape that is or would be exposed by making a straight cut through something, in this case; terrain on a map.
Navigation, in a broader sense, can refer to any skill or study that involves determination of position and direction. Navigation relates to the way we orientate ourselves.
CARDINAL POINTS
North, South, East, West
COMPASS
A compass is a navigational instrument that measures directions in a frame of reference that is stationary relative to the surface of the Earth.
COMPASS HOUSING
Where the compass is housed
TRAVEL ARROW
Orientate this with the direction you are heading in.
ORIENTATING LINES
Line up with the travel arrow on the compass
MAGNETIC NEEDLE
Needle that points magnetic north.
BEARING
Location on a map that designates a precise place.
TRUE NORTH
Points northward

GRID NORTH
Where a grid system points upwards towards on a map
MAGNETIC NORTH
Where a magnetic needle would point towards.
NAISMITHS RULE OF ESTIMATION
Used to estimate the distance of, and the time it would take to travel over elevated and depressed land.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH
SELF EFFICACY
Self-efficacy is the measure of one’s own competence to complete tasks and reach their own goals. The sense of motivation from succession.
OBJECTIVITY
A mind-independent condition where something is generally considered without the needed to subjectively exist.
TRAINING
Training for a specific exercise or task in order to go into it prepared.
PHYSICAL HEALTH
Being fit, living and eating healthily. Not being sick, getting sleep and constantly activating your body.
MINIMAL IMPACT
MINIMAL IMPACT
Minimal impact is a code of practice for users of