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Observations on canal navigation

Observations on canal navigation

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Published by s.n. in [New York? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Erie Canal (N.Y.)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby an observer
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 20025
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination15 p.
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15091024M

    "Report on the proposed canal navigation between Newcastle and Hexham" “Practical Observations on the Dry Rot in Timber”, The Engineer's Report. Mr. Dodd on the Brighton Sea Jetty, Or Water Promenade, to Project Into the Sea Beyond Low-water Mark, Notes.   Still the best "one stop shopping" coastal navigation book for the basic boater I have read. I am a U.S. Navy Captain and Surface Warfare Officer (I have served in all of our combatants, and have commanded a Destroyer) and I have "gifted" a few copies of this book to each ship on which I Reviews:

    As a former instructor of Navigation at the U.S. Naval Academy, I am intimately familiar with this work. It was (and is, presumably) the official text for piloting and celestial navigation at USNA. That said, my fellow lieutenants and I roundly despised this book. The author, Captain Hobbs, fails to explain simple navigational concepts with any Reviews: 5. Observation picture book Kindabukku 12th Vol 12th ed the New Sina. Brand. Froebel Kan. Series. Observation picture book. Item Name. Shonen girl magazine. Item Condition. Below average condition. SKU. nitemI1J2U2. Size. x x in ( x x 5mm) Weight. oz (lb g)Seller Rating: % positive.

    Filed under: Chesapeake and Ohio Canal (Md. and Washington, D.C.) -- Navigation -- History. Navigation on the Upper Potomac and its Tributaries (second edition, c), by Dan Guzy (PDF with commentary at ) Items below (if any) are from related and broader terms. Filed under: Navigation. Lowell believed that the straight lines were artificial canals created by intelligent Martians and were built to carry water from the polar caps to the equatorial regions. In , he published his first book on Mars with many illustrations and, over the next two decades, published two more popular books .


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Canal Navigation: On the Resistance of Water to the Passage of Boats Upon Canals, and Other Bodies of Water, Being the Results of Experiments Made by John MacNeill: Author: John Macneill: Publisher: Roake and Varty, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Length: 55 pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

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