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Navigating with or without a compass : using bearings and nature to find your way —Tanner, Miles, author.

"Never be lost again! This concise and handy guide will help you get your bearings and find your way out of the wilderness no matter your equipment."--Amazon.com.

Mapping and navigation : explore the history and science of finding your way with 20 projects —Brown, Cynthia L. (Cynthia Light)

"In Mapping and Navigation: the history and science of finding your way, kids ages 9-12 will learn the history and science behind the evolution of mapmaking, and how much is still out there for discovery. Readers will ex...

How to go anywhere (and not get lost) : a guide to navigation for young adventurers —Aschim, Hans, author.

"From journalist and adventurer extraordinaire Hans Aschim, here's a lively and interactive book that gets kids unplugged and out of the house-and teaches them cool navigation techniques to use while hiking, camping, or ...

Tools of navigation : a kid's guide to the history & science of finding your way : 15 hands-on activities —Dickinson, Rachel.

Describes the history and technology of the methods people have used to find their way on sea, land, and air, and provides 15 activities designed to improve one's navigation and orienteering skills.

Boat —Kentley, Eric.

A history of the development and uses of boats, ships, and rafts, from birch-bark canoes to luxury liners.

Fifty ships that changed the course of history : a nautical history of the world —Graham, Ian, 1953- author.

"A visual history of economic development in fifty ships, starting from the earliest known record, Pharaoh Khufu's solar barge (roughly 5000 years ago), to MS Allure of the Seas, the biggest passenger ship ever built (lo...

Carry on, Mr. Bowditch —Latham, Jean Lee.

After finding a way to teach the ship's crew members to understand navigation, Nat, a self-taught mathematician and astronomer in eighteenth-century Salem, Massachusetts, writes down his explanations and compiles them in...

The natural navigator : the rediscovered art of letting nature be your guide —Gooley, Tristan.

Offers a guide to the age-old tradition of navigation on both land and sea through the observation of the Sun, Moon, and stars, weather patterns, landscape, growth of plants, and habitats of wildlife.

Ship that changed the world

Some five centuries ago, a major revolution overturned traditional ship designs. In just a few years, ships were transformed from small coastal-bound transports into massive ocean-going vessels capable of long-distance e...

Kon-tiki

Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl crossed the Pacific ocean in a balsa wood raft in 1947, together with five men, to prove that South Americans already back in pre-Columbian times could have crossed the sea and settled o...

World cruising routes : 1000 sailing routes in all oceans of the world —Cornell, Jimmy, author.

Long established as the bible for long-distance cruisers and a bestseller for more than 25 years, World Cruising Routes is the indispensable planning guide to nearly 1,000 sailing routes covering all the oceans of the wo...

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