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The lost art of finding our way, John Edward Huth

Label
The lost art of finding our way
Title
The lost art of finding our way
Statement of responsibility
John Edward Huth
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explains a process of navigation that relies on natural phenomenon and describes techniques followed by ancient people involving the Sun, Moon, tides, currents, wind, and the horizon that can be used to determine direction and ensure arrival at a safe destination
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10188880
Cataloging source
DLC
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Huth, John Edward
Dewey number
629.045
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Navigation
  • Naval art and science
Target audience
adult
Label
The lost art of finding our way, John Edward Huth
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Formerly CIP
Bibliography 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
Control code
000050219966
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
528 pages
Isbn
9780674072824
Isbn Type
(hbk.) :
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps
Label
The lost art of finding our way, John Edward Huth
Publication
Note
Formerly CIP
Bibliography 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
Control code
000050219966
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
528 pages
Isbn
9780674072824
Isbn Type
(hbk.) :
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps

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