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Navigation and nautical astronomy.

Benjamin Dutton

Navigation and nautical astronomy.

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Published by United States naval institute in Annapolis, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Navigation.,
  • Nautical astronomy.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States Naval Academy. Dept. of Seamanship and Navigation., United States. Naval Institute, Annapolis.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 588 p. incl. illus., tables, diagrs.
    Number of Pages588
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16613380M

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