We, the Navigators: The Ancient Art of Landfinding in the Pacific by David LewisWe, the Navigators: The Ancient Art of Landfinding in the Pacific by David Lewis

We, the Navigators: The Ancient Art of Landfinding in the Pacific

byDavid LewisEditorDerek Oulton

Paperback | January 7, 1994

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The second edition of David Lewis' classic book on Pacific navigation promises to satisfy yet again scholars and seafarers alike - and all others who have marveled at the ability of island mariners to navigate hundreds of miles of open ocean without instruments. The new edition includes a discussion of theories about traditional methods of navigation developed during the past two decades, the story of the renaissance of star navigation throughout the Pacific, and material about navigation system in Indonesia, Siberia, and the Indian Ocean.
Title:We, the Navigators: The Ancient Art of Landfinding in the PacificFormat:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 8.25 × 6.09 × 1.1 inPublished:January 7, 1994Publisher:University of Hawaii Press

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ISBN - 10:0824815823

ISBN - 13:9780824815820

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good text on Navigation This is an excellent book for anyone interested in the art & science of navigation. It is not a book for those interested in stories about tropical islands, it is a great text book that is very readable.
Date published: 1999-11-04

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The second edition of David Lewis' classic book on Pacific navigation promises to satisfy yet again scholars and seafarers alike - and all others who have marveled at the ability of island mariners to navigate hundreds of miles of open ocean without instruments. The new edition includes a discussion of theories about traditional methods of navigation developed during the past two decades, the story of the renaissance of star navigation throughout the Pacific, and material about navigation system in Indonesia, Siberia, and the Indian Ocean.