The Silva Starter 1-2-3 is the perfect tool for those who are new to the world of orienteering and are just learning to work with a map and compass. Thanks to its small size Silva Starter will be comfortable to use for children. The clear base plate makes it easy to slide the compass across a map set a course plot and hold it on a hike. Inch and millimeter scales allow to measure distances effortlessly. The rotating capsule has 2 degree dial graduations that allow for a decent level of precision. The compass is well built and can withstand all kinds of abuse. It also includes a lanyard hole.