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Mathematical tables for trigonometrical, astronomical and nautical calculations

Law, Henry

Mathematical tables for trigonometrical, astronomical and nautical calculations

to which is prefixed a treatise on logarithms

by Law, Henry

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Published by C. Lockwood and son in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trigonometry -- Tables.,
  • Logarithms.,
  • Navigation -- Tables.

  • Edition Notes

    With this is bound: Young, John Radford. Tables intended to facilitate the operations of navigation ... London, 1888.

    Other titlesTables intended to facilitate the operations of navigation.
    Statementby Henry Law ...
    SeriesWeale"s rudimentary series ;, 204
    ContributionsYoung, J. R. 1799-1885.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA55 .L25 1888
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 233, [1] p. :
    Number of Pages233
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6751139M
    LC Control Number30032026
    OCLC/WorldCa12754123

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    The complete mathematical and general navigation tables, including every table required with the nautical almanac in finding the latitude and longitude: with an explanation of the construction, use, and application to navigation and nautical astronomy, trigonometry, dialling, gunnery, etc., etc. (London, Simpkin, Marshall, & Co., ), by.   Norie's Nautical Tables (Nories Nautical This famous set of mathematical tables was first published in with the aim of improving the accuracy of the calculated position and reducing the tedium of the calculation. All the tables required for coastal and deep sea navigation are included A simple uniform method of interpolation for /5(11).


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