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Interested in studying marine navigation, or expanding your knowledge? A great place to begin is our NAVIGATION AND CARTOGRAPHY SECTION where you will find a growing collection of instructional and entertaining videos. You will also find book reviews and suggestions on navigational titles, information on electronic navigation, and information on the various uses of cartography, and much more. If you are an absolute beginner its always fun to be introduced to a subject via its history. Navigation both western arts and sciences and Pacific Islander versions have a unique and colorful history. The commercial methods today follow the Western methods. The PBS network show NOVA produced an excellent video on the search for the methods of determining longitude, this is a great place to begin your study. We keep a link to this video in our
NAVIGATION AND CARTOGRAPHY SECTION but if you would like to view it directly it is on Youtube as THE HISTORY OF NAVIGATION . In the event that these links degrade before we get around to checking them again, the URLs are shown below and when posted werer "hot links" themselves.
Dare to sail out of sight of land. Learn to navigate !