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Sextant : a young man's daring sea voyage and the men who mapped the world's oceans

Author: David Barrie
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the author's first transatlantic voyage, when he learned to navigate using a sextant, and traces how this indispensible navigational tool was used by daring mariners to explore and map the world.
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Named Person: David Barrie
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Barrie
ISBN: 0062279343 9780062279347
OCLC Number: 857966932
Description: xx, 340 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Responsibility: David Barrie.

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Chronicles the author's first transatlantic voyage, when he learned to navigate using a sextant, and traces how this indispensible navigational tool was used by daring mariners to explore and map the world.

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