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The American Practical Navigator
Author: Nathaniel Bowditch

ISBN: 9781470194888
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 568
Published: 6 March 2012
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.94 x 21.59 x 2.92
Description:
This is the latest edition of the finest navigation book ever written. Now available for the first time in 200 years as a paperback in print-on-demand. Including all 37 original chapters.This is the best selling boating-book ever. 1,000,000 copies sold over 200 years.Everything a navigator could possibly need to know. Updated by National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency USA.Although it appears intimidating, it's actually quite readable. It happens also to be the very pinnacle of all marine navigation guides. All others refer to it and every navigator/pilot has a copy. It is on the bridge of every US Navy Ship.It is big in knowledge, physical volume and weight. ALL 37 CHAPTERS. ALL FULLY ILLUSTRATED.PART 1 - FUNDAMENTALSCHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION TO MARINE NAVIGATION.CHAPTER 2. GEODESY AND DATUMS IN NAVIGATION.CHAPTER 3. NAUTICAL CHARTS.CHAPTER 4. NAUTICAL PUBLICATIONSPART 2 - PILOTINGCHAPTER 5. SHORT RANGE AIDS TO NAVIGATION.CHAPTER 6. COMPASSES.CHAPTER 7. DEAD RECKONING.CHAPTER 8. PILOTING.CHAPTER 9. TIDES AND TIDAL CURRENTS.PART 3 - ELECTRONIC NAVIGATIONCHAPTER 10. RADIO WAVES.CHAPTER 11. SATELLITE NAVIGATION.CHAPTER 12. LORAN NA...

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