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Celestial navigation simplified...

William Mack Angas

Celestial navigation simplified...

theory and practice, instruments and equipment, charts and sailings, piloting and dead reckoning, radio navigation, star identification and star finding, lines of position, special methods and short cuts, day"s work at sea.

by William Mack Angas

  • 138 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Motor boating in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Navigation,
  • Nautical astronomy

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPrepared for Motor boating by Captain W. Mack Angas... Lt. Comdr. P.V.H. Weems... and instructors of the United States power squadrons.
    SeriesMotor boating. Ideal series,, v. 21
    ContributionsWeems, Philip Van Horn, 1889-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVM341 .M9 vol. 21
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127 p.
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6478048M
    LC Control Number44047343
    OCLC/WorldCa3966663

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