The New American Practical Navigator

The New American Practical Navigator has served American sailors since 1802. Popularly known as Bowditch’s for its first compiler, Nathaniel Bowditch, it remains a useful handbook of astronomical tables, meteorological information, and navigational instructions.

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A useful handbook of astronomical tables, meteorological information, and navigational instructions.
Type: Document
Credit: Smithsonian Institution Libraries
Origin: Smithsonian Institution
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A useful handbook of astronomical tables, meteorological information, and navigational instructions.