Tables to facilitate the practice of great circle sailing, and the determination of agimuths
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Tables to facilitate the practice of great circle sailing, and the determination of agimuths by Great Britain. Hydrographic Dept.

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Published in London .
Written in English


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StatementBy J.T. Towson.
ContributionsTowson, John Thomas.
The Physical Object
Pagination58 p.
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19483094M

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