## A Complete Epitome of Practical Navigation: Containing All Necessary Instruction for Keeping a Ship's Reckoning at Sea: with the Most Approved Methods of Ascertaining the Latitude ... and the Longitude ... Including a Journal of a Voyage from London to Madeira; and Every Other Requisite to Form the Complete Navigator ... Illustrated by Several Engravings. To which is Added a Correct and Extensive Set of Tables ... |

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A Complete Epitome of Practical Navigation, and Nautical Astronomy ... John William Norie,William Henry Rosser No preview available - 2015 |

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Answer arch Cape centre chart Chro chronometer circle Co-sec Co-sine Co-tan coast column compass correction corresponding course and distance degrees diff difference of latitude difference of longitude distance run draw the line earth east ecliptic Epact equal equator Example extent will reach Funchal Greenwich mean hence high water horizon horizontal parallax hypothenuse Jind Latitude and Departure latitude and longitude line a b line of numbers line of sines logarithm measure meridian meridian altitude middle latitude miles minutes moon Nautical Almanac noon observed opposite parallel Parallel Sailing perpendicular plane Plane Sailing points present latitude radius required her course rhumbs right ascension Secant semidiameter set and drift sextant ship from latitude ship's side a b sine of course star Star's subtracted Sun's declination sun's lower limb taken tang Texel Tojind transverse distance triangle true altitude true distance true longitude variation