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The development of great circle sailing

by United States. Hydrographic Office.

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Published by Government Printing Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great-circle sailing.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby G.W. Littlehales.
    SeriesPublications ; no. 90
    ContributionsLittlehales, G. W. 1860-1943.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination63 p. :
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14050692M

    D3 - - - CALCULATED GREAT-CIRCLE SAILING - - 10/03/ When the navigation triangle is solved and the initial course angle at the point of departure is found it is possible to calculate the sequence of points along the great-circle path, but if it is done directly it involves the repeated solution of long and complex formulas. The history of navigation is the history of seamanship, the art of directing vessels upon the open sea through the establishment of its position and course by means of traditional practice, geometry, astronomy, or special instruments. A few people have excelled as seafarers, prominent among them the Austronesians (Islander Southeast Asians, Malagasy, Islander Melanesians, Micronesians, and.

    This edition of Africa Pilot Vol. II (NP 2) in the British Admiralty Sailing Directions series. It covers the West Coast of Africa from Presqu'île Bakasi (Bakasi Peninsula) to Cape Agulhas, islands in the Bight of Biafra, Ascension Island, Saint Helena Island, Tristan da Cunha Group and Gough Isl. Rhumb-line and Great-circle Sailings M. R. H. Llewellyn A STUDENT o f navigation who refers to the standard textbooks will be confronted with a multiplicity of sailings whic arh e said to include plane sailing, parallel sailing, middl oer mid-latitude sailing, mean latitude sailing, traverse sailing,Author: M. R. H. Llewellyn.

    The Great Circle Route: A Guide To Planning And Cruising Around The Eastern USA $ ISBN: Author: G. Bickley Remmey Jr., revised by Laura Cannell Publication Date: Cover: Paperback Pages: Size: 6 x 9. Great-circle navigation or orthodromic navigation (related to orthodromic course; from the Greek ορθóς, right angle, and δρóμος, path) is the practice of navigating a vessel (a ship or aircraft) along a great routes yield the shortest distance between two points on the globe.


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