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Vocabulary Term Details

Navigation

Definition (http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept?cp=11289&langcode=en&ns=1)

The science or art of conducting ships or aircraft from one place to another, esp. the method of determining position, course, and distance travelled over the surface of the earth by the principles of geometry and astronomy and by reference to devices (as radar beacons or instruments) designed as aids. (Gemet)

Preferred Units: N/A

Scope Note:
N/A

Broader TermsNarrower TermsRelated Terms
Activities
N/AFisheries
Locks (water transport)
Radar
Ships
Waterway transport

This term is used for the following terms: 
Ship routing

Approved Date
18-Nov-2013

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