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Useful tables from the American practical navigator.
Originally by Nathaniel Bowditch, LL. D., etc. Re-edited and pub. in the United States Hydrographic office by direction of the secretary of the navy in accordance with the acts of Congress.


Main Author: Bowditch, Nathaniel, 1773-1838.
Language(s): English
Published: Washington, Govt. Print Off., 1916.
Subjects: Nautical astronomy.
Navigation > Navigation / Tables.
Note: In the present edition, former tables 28A, 28B, 28C and 28D, Latitude by Polaris; 37, Logarithms for equal altitude sights; 37A, Equation of equal altitudes near noon, have been omitted, while Table 45, Logarithmic and natural haversines, Table 46, Consolidated altitude corrections. Table 47, Longitude factor, and Table 48, Latitude factor, have been added.
Part II of the American practical navigator as revised in 1880 and in 1903, and again in 1914, under the direction of the Bureau of navigation, Navy department.
Physical Description: 1 p. l., 503-620a, 621-716, 725-733, 739-945 p. incl. tables. 27 cm.
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