The Barefoot Navigator: Navigating with the Skills of the Ancients

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The Barefoot Navigator is an unusual and fascinating exploration of the skills of navigation employed by the ancients and transferrable to the present day. The first half of the book investigates the navigation capabilities of seafarers long before modern navigation instruments or charts became available. For example, how did the Polynesians manage to populate an area of ocean larger than North America simply by analysing clouds, currents, wind direction, sun, stars and the flight patterns of ocean birds? And how did the ...

The Barefoot Navigator: Navigating with the Skills of the Ancients 2006, Sheridan House

ISBN-13: 9781574092325

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The Barefoot Navigator: Navigating with the Skills of the Ancients 2006, Adlard Coles Nautical, London

ISBN-13: 9780713674293

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