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The American practical navigator : an epitome of navigation

Author: Nathaniel Bowditch; United States. National Imagery and Mapping Agency.
Publisher: Bethesda, Md. : The Agency ; Washington, DC : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 2002.
Series: Pub. (United States. National Imagery and Mapping Agency), 9.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : English : 2002 bicentennial edView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nathaniel Bowditch; United States. National Imagery and Mapping Agency.
ISBN: 0160511259 9780160511257 0939837544 9780939837540
OCLC Number: 50648886
Notes: Originally published under title: The new American practical navigator.
Shipping list no.: 2002-0042-S.
Includes index.
"NIMA ref. no. NVPUB9."
Description: xi, 879 pages, 2 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 29 cm + 1 CD-ROM.
Details: System requirements for accompanying CD-ROM: PC or compatible; Pentium I+ processor; 64+ MB memory; 150 MB hard drive space; Windows NT 4.0, SP 4.0 or Windows 2000.
Contents: Part 1: Fundamentals --
Introduction to marine navigation --
Geodesy and datums in navigation --
Nautical charts --
Nautical publications --
Part 2: Piloting --
Short range aids to navigation --
Compasses --
Dead reckoning --
Piloting --
Tides and tidal currents --
Part 3:Electronic navigation --
Radio waves --
Satellite --
Loran navigation --
Radar navigation --
Electronic charts --
Part 4: Celestial navigation --
Navigational astronomy --
Instruments for celestial navigation --
Azimuths and amplitudes --
Time --
The almanacs --
Sight reduction --
Part 5:Navigational mathematics --
Navigational mathematics --
Calculations and conversions --
Navigational errors --
The sailings --
Part 6: Navigational safety --
Navigation processes --
Emergency navigation --
Navigation regulations --
Maritime safety systems --
Hydrography --
Part 7: Oceanography --
The Oceans --
Ocean Currents --
Waves, breakers and surf --
Ice navigation --
Part 8: Marine Meteorology --
Weather elements --
Tropical cyclones --
Weather observations --
Weather routing --
Navigation tables --
Mathematical tables --
Explanation of navigation tables --
Mathematical tables --
Cartographic tables --
Piloting tables --
Celestial navigation tables --
Meteorological tables --
Glossaries.
Series Title: Pub. (United States. National Imagery and Mapping Agency), 9.
Responsibility: originally by Nathaniel Bowditch ; prepared and published by the National Imagery and Mapping Agency.

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