Emergency Navigation Card (Paperback)

Author: Burch, David

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Product Overview

A wealth of information is provided: an emergency almanac for the sun, and declination tables for the stars; several methods of sight reduction, including one that requires only the card itself; and angular markings on the perimeter of the card that allows approximate altitude measurements of celestial bodies. With this card and a watch you can find your way to any major port in the world. Other information includes how to steer by the stars and finding your boat''s speed. A handy card to have in case your GPS, sextant, or almanac becomes lost. The card is loose-leaf sized. You can punch holes in it for insertion in a binder. It is plastic laminated for weatherproofing and durability.

Specifications

Publisher Midpoint Trade Books Inc
Mfg Part# 9780939837588
SKU 36333337
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0939837587
Release Date 6/1/2000
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 10.75H x 8.5L x 0.1T
From the Publisher
Editors Note A wealth of information is provided: an emergency almanac for the sun, and declination tables for the stars; several methods of sight reduction, including one that requires only the card itself; and angular markings on the perimeter of the card that allows approximate altitude measurements of celestial bodies. With this card and a watch you can find your way to any major port in the world. Other information includes how to steer by the stars and finding your boat's speed. A handy card to have in case your GPS, sextant, or almanac becomes lost. The card is loose-leaf sized. You can punch holes in it for insertion in a binder. It is plastic laminated for weatherproofing and durability.
Product Attributes
Number of Pages 0002
Publisher Paradise Cay Publications
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