## The New American Practical Navigator: Being an Epitome of Navigation ... |

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### Other editions - View all

The New American Practical Navigator: Being an Epitome of Navigation Jonathan Ingersoll Bowditch No preview available - 2015 |

The New American Practical Navigator: Being an Epitome of Navigation Jonathan Ingersoll Bowditch,William Hooker No preview available - 2015 |

The New American Practical Navigator: Being an Epitome of Navigation Jonathan Ingersoll Bowditch No preview available - 2015 |

### Common terms and phrases

anchor apparent altitude azimuth bearing calculation central index centre chronometer circle column compass Corr correct central altitude corresponding Cosec cosine degrees diameter diff difference of latitude difference of longitude Disl Dist elapsed equal equator error EXAMPLE feet given Greenwich Half-sum horizon glass horizontal parallax hour angle hypotenuse instrument latitude and departure line of numbers line of sines logarithm lower limb mean meridian altitude meridional difference method middle latitude miles minutes moon moon's multiplied Nautical Almanac nearly noon object observed altitude obtained parallel Parallel Sailing passing the meridian perpendicular place of observation Plane Sailing points polar distance pole radius 90 refraction right ascension screw sea account secant semidiameter sextant ship ship's side star subtract sun's declination Suppose taken tangent telescope triangle true altitude true distance true longitude variation wind wires zenith distance