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Huth, John Edward
The lost art of finding our way / John Edward Huth
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2013
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Browsing/1st Flr  VK15 .H87 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Navigation -- History
Naval art and science -- History
Physical Description 528 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Content Type text
Media Type unmediated
Carrier Type volume
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Before the bubble -- Maps in the mind -- On being lost -- Dead reckoning -- Urban myths of navigation -- Maps and compasses -- Stars -- The sun and the moon -- Where heaven meets earth -- Latitude and longitude -- Red sky at night -- Reading the waves -- Soundings and tides -- Currents and gyres -- Speed and stability of hulls -- Against the wind -- Fellow wanderers -- Baintabu's story
NOTE 522020

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