Admiralty Manual of Navigation: BR 45(1), Volume 1

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The Stationery Office, 1997 - Navigation - 697 pages
Designed to provide an understanding of the theory and practice of marine navigation, this text deals with general and coastal navigation, pilotage, anchoring and mooring, radar and blind pilotage, navigational errors, relative velocity and collision avoidance and surveying and bridge organization.
 

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Contents

The Sailings 1
23
parametric latitude the length of one minute of latitude the length
45
Projections and Grids
51
of projections of a sphere projections of the spheroid Lamberts
61
TRANSVERSE MERCATOR PROJECTIONCHART
71
chart practical use of gnomonic charts
77
The Sailings 2
85
find the position of the vertex of a great circle to plot a greatcircle
93
distance a comparison of distances
99
NAVIGATIONAL WARNINGS
130
tracings for chart correction hints on correcting charts hints
138
dangers soundings shoals discoloured water port information
145
SHOREBASED RADAR 449
153
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