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The Australia Directory: Chiefly from the Result of Various Surveys Made by ... - Page xv
1897 - 900 pages
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The South America Pilot: From Cape St. Roque to Cape Virgins ..., Part 1

Great Britain. Hydrographic Office - Pilot guides - 1893 - 560 pages
...fractions of a mile. This is particularly to be observed when coming to an anchor on a narrow ledge of convenient depth at some distance from the shore....bearing or in laying it down on the chart has a greater eifect in misplacing the position the longer the line to be drawn. 6. Distortion of Printed Charts.—The...
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Philippine Islands sailing directions. ...

U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - Transportation - 1906
...a mile. For this reason bearings or angles to near objects are to be preferred to distant objects, although the latter may be more prominent, as a small error in bearing, or in laying it down on the charts, has a greater effect in misplacing the position the longer the line to be drawn. The largest-scale...
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United States Coast Pilot: Atlantic Coast. Part III. From Cape Ann ..., Part 3

U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - Pilot guides - 1912 - 166 pages
...Near objects should be used either for bearings or angles for position in preference to distant ones, although the latter may be more prominent, as a small error in the bearing or angle or in laying it on the chart has a greater effect in misplacing the position the...
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Bay of Biscay Pilot, West Coast of France and the North Coast of Spain from ...

United States. Hydrographic Office - Pilot guides - 1915 - 605 pages
...Near objects should be used either for bearings or angles for position in preference to distant ones, although the latter may be more prominent, as a small error in the bearing or angle or in laying it on the chart has a greater effect in misplacing the position the...
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North Coast of France Pilot: Including the Channel Islands

United States. Hydrographic Office - English Channel - 1915 - 633 pages
...Near objects should be used either for bearings or angles for position in preference to distant ones, although the latter may be more prominent, as a small error in the bearing or angle or in laying it on the chart has a greater effect in misplacing the position the...
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Africa Pilot: South and east coasts of Africa from Cape of Good Hope to Ras ...

United States. Hydrographic Office - Pilot guides - 1916
...Near objects should be used either for bearings or angles for position in preference to distant ones, although the latter may be more prominent, as a small error in the bearing or angle or in laying it on the chart has a greater effect in misplacing the position the...
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Bay of Bengal Pilot: Bay of Bengal and the Coasts of India and Siam ...

United States. Hydrographic Office - Bengal, Bay of - 1916 - 492 pages
...Near objects should be used either for bearings or angles for position in preference to distant ones, although the latter may be more prominent, as a small error in the bearing or angle or in laying it on the chart has a greater effect in misplacing the position the...
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United States Coast Pilot: Atlantic coast. Gulf of Mexico from Key West to ...

Arthur John Ela, Raymond Stanton Patton - Pilot guides - 1916 - 160 pages
...Near objects should be used either for bearings or angles for position in preference to distant ones, although the latter may be more prominent, as a small error in the bearing or angle or in laying it on the chart has a greater effect in misplacing the position the...
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United States Coast Pilot 9: Alaska

U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - Pilot guides - 1916 - 303 pages
...Near objects should be used either for bearings or angles for position in preference to distant ones, although the latter may be more prominent, as a small error in the bearing or angle or in laying it on the chart has a greater effect in misplacing the position the...
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Baltic Pilot: The Baltic Sea from Falsterbo Point and Cape Arkona to the ...

United States. Hydrographic Office - Pilot guides - 1917
...Near objects should be used either for bearings or angles for position in preference to distant ones, although the latter may be more prominent, as a small error in the bearing or angle or in laying it on the chart has a greater effect in misplacing the position the...
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