Lagan, Jack Barefoot Navigator

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Barefoot Navigator

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The Barefoot Navigator is an unusual and fascinating exploration of the skills of navigation employed by the ancients and transferrable to the present day. The first half of the book investigates the navigation capabilities of seafarers long before modern navigation instruments or charts became available. For example, how did the Polynesians manage to populate an area of ocean larger than North America simply by analysing clouds, currents, wind direction, sun, stars and the flight patterns of ocean birds? And how did the Vikings routinely travel between Iceland, Greenland and Scandinavia - huge tracts of treacherous water? The second part of the book analyses how the techniques of the ancients can be employed by 21st century seafarers to supplement today's navigational hardware - especially in survival situations. This is a unique analysis of practical technology-free navigation, whose techniques can easily be employed by modern navigators to supplement their personal navigation skills in order to just 'know' where they are. It will fascinate navigators and landlubbers alike.

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Lagan, Jack
Editore: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, United Kingdom (2006)
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Descrizione libro Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, United Kingdom, 2006. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 244 x 171 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. The Barefoot Navigator is an unusual and fascinating exploration of the skills of navigation employed by the ancients and transferrable to the present day. The first half of the book investigates the navigation capabilities of seafarers long before modern navigation instruments or charts became available. For example, how did the Polynesians manage to populate an area of ocean larger than North America simply by analysing clouds, currents, wind direction, sun, stars and the flight patterns of ocean birds? And how did the Vikings routinely travel between Iceland, Greenland and Scandinavia - huge tracts of treacherous water? The second part of the book analyses how the techniques of the ancients can be employed by 21st century seafarers to supplement today s navigational hardware - especially in survival situations. This is a unique analysis of practical technology-free navigation, whose techniques can easily be employed by modern navigators to supplement their personal navigation skills in order to just know where they are. It will fascinate navigators and landlubbers alike. Codice libro della libreria AA79780713674293

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Descrizione libro Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, United Kingdom, 2006. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 244 x 171 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. The Barefoot Navigator is an unusual and fascinating exploration of the skills of navigation employed by the ancients and transferrable to the present day. The first half of the book investigates the navigation capabilities of seafarers long before modern navigation instruments or charts became available. For example, how did the Polynesians manage to populate an area of ocean larger than North America simply by analysing clouds, currents, wind direction, sun, stars and the flight patterns of ocean birds? And how did the Vikings routinely travel between Iceland, Greenland and Scandinavia - huge tracts of treacherous water? The second part of the book analyses how the techniques of the ancients can be employed by 21st century seafarers to supplement today s navigational hardware - especially in survival situations. This is a unique analysis of practical technology-free navigation, whose techniques can easily be employed by modern navigators to supplement their personal navigation skills in order to just know where they are. It will fascinate navigators and landlubbers alike. Codice libro della libreria AA79780713674293

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Descrizione libro Bloomsbury Publishing PLC. Paperback. Condizione libro: new. BRAND NEW, The Barefoot Navigator: Navigating with the Skills of the Ancients, Jack Lagan, The Barefoot Navigator is an unusual and fascinating exploration of the skills of navigation employed by the ancients and transferrable to the present day. The first half of the book investigates the navigation capabilities of seafarers long before modern navigation instruments or charts became available. For example, how did the Polynesians manage to populate an area of ocean larger than North America simply by analysing clouds, currents, wind direction, sun, stars and the flight patterns of ocean birds? And how did the Vikings routinely travel between Iceland, Greenland and Scandinavia - huge tracts of treacherous water? The second part of the book analyses how the techniques of the ancients can be employed by 21st century seafarers to supplement today's navigational hardware - especially in survival situations. This is a unique analysis of practical technology-free navigation, whose techniques can easily be employed by modern navigators to supplement their personal navigation skills in order to just 'know' where they are. It will fascinate navigators and landlubbers alike. Codice libro della libreria B9780713674293

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Descrizione libro Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 2006. PAP. Condizione libro: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Codice libro della libreria FV-9780713674293

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Descrizione libro Bloomsbury, 2006. Paperback. Condizione libro: NEW. 9780713674293 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Codice libro della libreria HTANDREE0857949

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Descrizione libro A & C Black Publishers Ltd. Condizione libro: New. pp. 160. Codice libro della libreria 6441249

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Descrizione libro Adlard Coles Nautical, 2006. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. New item. Codice libro della libreria QX-040-69-2309702

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