An introduction to the practice of nautical surveying, and the construction of sea-charts

illustrated by thirty-four plates
  • 87 Pages
  • 1.58 MB
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  • English
by
R.H. Laurie , London
Levés hydrographiques, Navigation, Nautical charts, Hydrographic surveying, Cartes naut
Statementtranslated from the French of C.F. Beautemps-Beaupré by Richard Copeland
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 17088, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 17088
ContributionsDalrymple, Alexander, 1737-1808, Flinders, Matthew
The Physical Object
Format[microform] :
Pagination2 microfiches (87 fr.) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25461850M
ISBN 100665170882

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