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American practical navigator;
an epitome of navigation.
Originally by Nathaniel Bowditch.


Main Author: Bowditch, Nathaniel, 1773-1838.
Language(s): English
Published: [Washington, D.C.] : Defense Mapping Agency Hydrographic/Topographic Center : 1984-
Edition: 1984 edition.
Subjects: Nautical astronomy.
Navigation > Navigation / United States.
Note: First published in 1802 under title, The new American Practical Navigator. In 1866 the United States Naval Hydrographic Office bought the copy-right, maintained "Bowditch" from 1868 until 1972 when the Defense Mapping Agency Hydrographic Center was assigned the responsibility for its publication. The book has been revised completely from time to time to keep in step with navigational improvements.
Includes biographic sketch of author.
Physical Description: v. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 27 cm.
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