## The New American Practical Navigator: Being an Epitome of Navigation; Containing All the Tables Necessary to be Used with the Nautical Almanac in Determining the Latitude, and the Longitude by Lunar Observations, and Keeping a Complete Reckoning at Sea; Illustrated by Proper Rules and Examples: The Whole Exemplified in a Journal Kept from Boston to Madeira, ... |

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A A B B C C anchor angle apparent altitude azimuth bearing brace cable calculated central altitude centre chronometer column compass corresponding Cosecant Cosine Cotangent course degrees Diff difference of latitude difference of longitude Dist equal error EXAMPLE feet Funchal given Greenwich h m h m half-sum haul helm horizon glass horizontal parallax hour angle Hour P.M. larboard Latitude and Departure line of numbers logarithm mast mean meridian altitude method middle latitude miles mizzen moon moon's Nautical Almanac nearly noon object observed altitude oz.o P.M. Hour parallel perpendicular plane Plane Sailing refraction right ascension rope round sail sea account Secant semidiameter sextant ship ship's side sine star staysail subtract sun's declination tack tangent telescope tide triangle variation wind windward yard zenith distance