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Designed for either land and water use, this complete consultant is helping liberate the complexity of map and chart analyzing because it pertains to navigation. starting with exact technical descriptions of the instruments of navigation—a compass, an altimeter, a GPS approach, and a sextant—this guide indicates the way to use those instruments both separately or together with one another to navigate any quarter. components that reason instruments and strategies to fail are mentioned, comparable to why an altimeter frequently indicates the incorrect elevation, a GPS place is typically astray, and the sunlight frequently issues in an unforeseen course. Twenty-one real-life situations supply sensible knowledge for even the main intrepid navigator. particular info on utilizing the moon for instructions and the celebrities for place, measuring boiling water temperature for elevation, map projections, map datums, nice circle routes, and the UTM/UPS grid method is included.

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