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

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

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

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adjustment anchor angle apparent altitude azimuth bearing calculation Cape central index centre chord chronometer circle column compass corresponding Cosec cosine course sailed decimal degrees diameter Diff difference of latitude difference of longitude divided draw elapsed equal equator error EXAMPLE feet figure given Greenwich half Half-sum horizon glass horizontal parallax hour angle hypotenuse instrument latitude and departure line of numbers logarithm lower limb marked mean meridian altitude meridional difference method middle latitude miles minutes moon moon's multiplied Nautical Almanac nearly noon object observed altitude obtained parallax parallel passing the meridian perpendicular Plane Sailing polar distance quadrant radius 90 refraction right ascension rule screw sea account secant semidiameter sextant ship ship's side star subtracted sun's declination Suppose taken tangent telescope transit traverse table triangle true altitude true distance variation wind wires zenith distance