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Celestial Navigation Exercises For Class And Home Study

Author : Dominique F. Prinet
ISBN : 9781460280690
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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About the Manual Celestial Navigation Exercises for Class and Home Study was designed to facilitate the work of instructors using the free PowerPoint slide presentation available at This exercise manual, available in hard copy and in PDF format for tablets, reproduces the questions posed at regular intervals throughout the slide presentation; it provides the work-forms guiding the calculations, and the solutions. Students taking a course from an instructor who follows the slide presentation will normally have the associated course book Celestial Navigation using the Sight Reduction Tables Pub. No. 249. In order to facilitate the download process, the free version of the exercise manual (available for download from, includes neither the Almanac nor the Sight Reduction Tables required for the calculations because these tables are identical to the ones in the course book. This complete version of the exercise manual, with all the required data tables in the appendix, will thus be useful mostly to navigators who do not have the course book but wish to practice on their own, as well as to students who follow the presentation and have the course book but do not wish to download and print 140 pages of questions and answers....
Category: Sports & Recreation

Ocean Outpost

Author : Erik Seedhouse
ISBN : 144196357X
Genre : Science
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One of the greatest scientific and technological achievements of the 21st century will be to cast a light on the eternal darkness of the deep ocean and this book identifies the key determinants of life or death in its extreme environment. Dr. Erik Seedhouse examines how individuals survive free dives to 200m, how humans adapt to breathing exotic gas mixes at depths exceeding 700m, and how technological innovation will enable humans to enter unendurable realms. The book describes the problems unique to the hostile environment of the deep ocean, such as decompression sickness, discusses how the human body responds to increased pressure, and what happens when adaptive mechanisms fail. Ocean Outpost describes how the technology will evolve, how crews will be selected and trained and what a typical underwater mission will entail. The book also chronicles the frontiers of diving medicine that will eventually take humans into the midst of a world we could once only guess at.
Category: Science


Author : Miguel Moniz
ISBN : STANFORD:36105024897584
Genre : Azores
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This bibliography is a collection of primarily English-language sources, including abstracts for approximately 800 books, journal articles, and theses covering a wide variety of topics about the nine islands of the Azores. Moniz, an anthropologist who has taught at Brown University, introduces researchers to the islands' history, politics, literature, culture, natural features, and far- flung migration patterns. The entries are organized topically into sections such as oceanography and meteorology, travelers' accounts, whaling, religion, cuisine, and education. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Category: Azores

The Pacific The Official Hbo Sky Tv Tie In

Author : Hugh Ambrose
ISBN : 9781847679031
Genre : History
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Sidney C. Philips, an easygoing Alabama teenager, enlisted along with a friend. 'Manila John' Basilone was the son of immigrants who found happiness in the rough-and-ready life of a marine. Eugene B. Sledge watched his best friend and brother go off to war - and finally rebelled against his parents to follow them. 'Shifty' Shofner was the scion of a prominent family with a long record of military service. Ensign Vernon 'Mike' Micheel left the family farm to complete flight school. Between America's retreat from China in late 1941 and the moment that MacArthur's plane landed in Japan in August 1945, these five men fought many of the key battles of the war in the Pacific. Here, Hugh Ambrose focuses on their real-life experiences and those of their fellow servicemen, enhancing and expanding upon the story told in the HBO miniseries. Covering nearly four years of combat with unprecedented access to military records, letters, journals, memoirs, photographs and interviews, this volume offers a unique historical perspective on the war against Japan, from the debacle in Bataan to the miracle of Midway, the relentless vortex of Guadalcanal, the black terraces of Iwo Jima and the killing fields of Okinawa - and ultimately the triumphant yet uneasy return home. These are the true stories of the men who put their lives on the line for their country, who were dispatched to the other side of the world to fight an enemy who preferred suicide to surrender; men who suffered hardship and humiliation in POW camps; men who witnessed casualties among soldiers and civilians alike; and men whose medals came at a shocking price - a price paid in full by all.
Category: History

Daily Report

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105216908751
Genre : East Asia
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Category: East Asia

American Artisan

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ISBN : UCAL:C2620087
Genre : Industrial arts
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Category: Industrial arts

2002 Guide To The Evaluation Of Educational Experiences In The Armed Services

Author : American Council on Education
ISBN : 157356544X
Genre : Education
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Long considered to be the standard reference work in this area, this three-volume set describes more than 8,000 courses offered between January 1990 and the present by various service branches and the Department of Defense. Long considered to be the standard reference work in this area this three-volume set describes more than 8,000 courses offered between January 1990 and the present by various service branches and the Department of Defense.
Category: Education

The Woodenboat

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ISBN : UOM:39015018282254
Genre : Boatbuilding
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Category: Boatbuilding

Navigation Of The St Lawrence

Author : United States. Department of State
ISBN : UOM:39015073752555
Genre : Great Britain
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Coastal And Ocean Law

Author : Joseph J. Kalo
ISBN : UVA:35007006684033
Genre : Law
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This detailed and informed reference provides extensive cases and materials addressing coastal and ocean law. The text has been completely updated with the most recent cases, problems, and statutory developments. It examines such issues as: the conceptual and common law underpinnings of coastal law, the public trust doctrine, riparian rights, protection of water quality, coastal wetlands and beach management, coastal construction regulation, regulatory takings, Law of the Sea Convention, marine wildlife preservation, and global trade obligations. Discusses substantive changes to marine fisheries management law, analyzing the latest cases on quotas and restriction of access to fisheries, treaty rights, and state jurisdiction.
Category: Law