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Methods of ascertaining the distance from ships at sea, &c. &c. &c.

Author: A P Ryder, Sir; Howard Douglas, Sir; Edward Belcher, Sir
Publisher: London : W. Clowes and Sons, 1858.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 3rd ed
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A P Ryder, Sir; Howard Douglas, Sir; Edward Belcher, Sir
OCLC Number: 47944401
Description: viii, 28, [1] p., [10] leaves of plates ; 21 cm. (8 vo)
Contents: Methods: 1. Sir Howard Douglas's method - 2. The horizon method, proposed by the author to meet cases to which Sir H. Douglas's method will not apply - 3. Sir Edward Belcher's method, applied horizontally - 4. Sir Edward Belcher's method, applied vertically - 5. The vertical method alluded to in the Blue Book issued by H.M.S. Excellent - 6. A method depending on the rate at which sound travels.
Responsibility: by Captain A.P. Ryder, R.N., F.R.G.S.

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