Line of Position Navigation

Line of Position Navigation : Sumner and Saint Hilaire: the Two Pillars of Modern Celestial Navigation

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A unique, concise resource for the history of Line of Position navigation. Two nineteenth century navigators created the basic concepts of celestial naval navigation we still use today: Thomas H. Sumner of America, and Marcq Saint-Hilaire of France. Includes a complete reprint of the rare original 1843 treatise by Capt. Thos. Sumner that established the concept of line of position navigation.
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  • Paperback | 232 pages
  • 154.4 x 234.7 x 14.2mm | 349.27g
  • Bloomington, United States
  • English
  • 1588320685
  • 9781588320681
  • 2,577,869