A STUDY GUIDE FOR INTRODUCTION TO NAVIGATION

This is a combination study guide and work book which provides sample questions and navigation problems, including answers. The guide is divided into thirteen sections: (1) definitions of the terrestrial coordinate system; (2) nautical chart and its construction; (3) dead reckoning; (4) piloting; (5 & 6) the running fix; (7) navigation publications; (8) compasses; (9) compass error; (10 & 11) aids to navigation - buoys, beacons and lights; (12) visibility of lights; (13) electronic navigation. The texts used are Marine Navigation I - Piloting by R.R. Hobbs and the American Practical Navigator by Bowditch.

  • Corporate Authors:

    United States Merchant Marine Academy

    Kings Point, NY  United States  11024
  • Authors:
    • Wichert, WAA
  • Publication Date: 1975

Media Info

  • Pagination: 48 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00138635
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: United States Merchant Marine Academy
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 15 1976 12:00AM