G.W. Blunt White Library

## New and Complete Epitome of Practical Navigation - Norie, J. W.

### Mercator's Sailing

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- Table of Contents
- Preface
- Contents
- Explanation of Tables
- Introduction
- Decimal Arithmetic
- Logarithmical Arithmetic
- Practical Geometry - Definitions - Problems
- Description and Use of Gunter's Scales - Of the common Gunter - Of the sliding Gunter
- Description and Use of the Sector
- Plane Trigonometry - Right-Angled Trigonometry - Oblique-Angled Trigonometry
- Geography - Of the Figure and Magnitude of the Earth - Of the natural Divisions of the Earth - Of the Imaginary Divisions of the Earth - Of Latitude and Longitude
- Description and Use of the Log, Half-Minute Glass and Compass - Of the Log and Half-Minute Glass - Of the Mariner's Compass
- Plane Sailing
- Traverse Sailing
- Parallel Sailing
- Middle Latitude Sailing
- Mercator's Sailing
- Oblique Sailing
- Current Sailing
- Description and Use of Charts - Of Plane Charts - Of Mercator's Charts - Use of Mercator's Charts
- Maritime Surveying
- Astronomy - Of the Solar System - Of the Sphere - Of the Diameter of the Sun, Moon, &c. - Depression or Dip of the Horizon - Refraction - Parallax
- Winds
- Tides - Methods of Finding the Time of High Water
- Description and Use of Hadley's Quadrant - Adjustments of the Quadrant - Use of the Quadrant
- Of Finding the Latitude by Observation - To Find the Latitude by a Meridian Altitude of the Sun - To Find the Latitude by a Meridian Altitude of a Star
- Variation of the Compass - Description of the Azimuth Compass - Use of the Aximuth Compass - To find the Variation by an Amplitude - To Find the Variation by an Azimuth - To Find the true Azimuth by Another Method
- Description and Use of Hadley's Sextent - Adjustments of the Sextant - Use of the Sextant
- Description and Use of the Artificial Horizon
- Of Finding the Longitude by Observation - Method of Taking a Lunar Observaton - To Find the Apparent Time by an Altitude of the Sun - To Find the Apparent Time by an Altitude of a Star - To Find the Error of a Watch by Equal Altitudes of the Sun
- To Find the Longitude by Lunar Obervations - To Find the Apparent Altitude of the Sun, Moon, or a Star
- To Find the Longitude by Chronometers or Time-Keepers - To Find The Rate of a Chronometer of Time-Keeper
- Method of Keeping a Journal at Sea - To Correct the Courses Steered by Compass - Rules for Correcting the Dead Reckoning - General Rules for Working a Day's Work - Examples of Day's Works
- Journal of a Voyage from England to Madeira
- Form of a Navy Log
- Form of an East India Journal
- Explanation of Sea Terms
- Examination of a Young Sea Officer
- Tables
- Directions and Tables
- Elements of Geometry
- Mathematical Geometry

G.W. Blunt White Library

## New and Complete Epitome of Practical Navigation - Norie, J. W.

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* Funding for digitization provided by: The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

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