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American practical navigator

Nathaniel Bowditch

American practical navigator

an epitome of navigation and nautical astronomy

by Nathaniel Bowditch

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Navigation.,
  • Nautical astronomy.

  • Edition Notes

    91244

    Statementoriginally by Nathaniel Bowditch, LL.D. Published by the United States Hydrographic Office.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination949p.
    Number of Pages949
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20935084M

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Figure Azimuthal projections: A, gnomonic; B, stereographic; C, (at infinity) orthographic. Cylindrical and plane projections are special conical projections, using heights infinity and zero, respectively. A graticule is the network of latitude and longitude lines laid out in accordance with the principles of any projection.

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