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Navigation Through the Ages

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This concise yet comprehensive book covers the exponential progress of navigational technology through the years. It begins with the impressive developments in navigation undertaken by earlier seafarers…

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Navigation Through the Ages
by Donald Launer

This concise yet comprehensive book covers the exponential progress of navigational technology through the years. It begins with the impressive developments in navigation undertaken by earlier seafarers, and follows the art and science through the ages to their culmination in the huge advances made by our contemporaries. It explores the navigational tools invented by each civilization, and includes generous illustrations to help the reader envision the tools used. Topics covered are:

  • Ancient navigation skills
  • Navigation in the middle ages
  • The age of discovery
  • The electronic age
  • Navigation and the environment
  • Emergency signaling

Written in an accessible, conversational style, with no unexplained jargon or terminology, this book will appeal to anyone with an interest in the history of science and the exploration of our world. SC, 2009, 194 pages. SW .6 lbs.

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Weight6.0000 lbs
Dimensions0.0000 × 0.0000 × 0.0000 in

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