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Escape from Antarctica
Recreates the navigation Ernest Shackleton's crew used on their voyage seeking rescue.
Evolution of the Sextant
Illustrated article including details about dating. Links to antique instruments offered for sale.
The History of the Sextant
Transcript of a talk given at the Science Museum of The University of Coimbra. Includes photos of ancient devices.
The History of the Sextant
The evolution from the earliest instruments to the sophisticated devices used today described and illustrated.
Longitude at Sea
Describes 17th and 18th century use of eclipses of Jupiter's moons to identify position.
Secrets of Ancient Navigation
An overview from the PBS show "The Search for Longitude".
Understanding How Thompson Navigated
About David Thompson's exploration of western Canada and the northwestern United States from 1790 to 1812, using a sextant and compass. From the Northwest Journal.
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