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Reed"s Sextant Simplified by Dag Pike

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Published by Sheridan House .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sailing - Navigation,
  • Sports,
  • Boating - General,
  • Sailing - General,
  • Navigation,
  • Sextant

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8740336M
ISBN 101574091689
ISBN 109781574091687
OCLC/WorldCa51274646

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