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  • Explore Northern Territory 2013by Explore Australia

    Hardie Grant Books 2012; US$ 5.99

    Explore Northern Territory 2013 is the essential, full-colour travel guide and atlas to the Northern Territory, home to Uluru and Kakadu National Park. With detailed information on the Northern Territory’s towns, and in-depth coverage of capital city Darwin, this comprehensive guide will help you decide where to go and what to see and do when... more...

  • Explore Queensland 2013by Explore Australia

    Hardie Grant Books 2012; US$ 9.99

    Explore Queensland 2013 is the essential, full-colour travel guide and atlas to Queensland, home to the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree National Park. With detailed information on Queensland’s towns, and in-depth coverage of capital city Brisbane, this comprehensive guide will help you decide where to go and what to see and do when you get there.... more...

  • Heavenly Mathematicsby Glen Van Brummelen

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 35.00

    Spherical trigonometry was at the heart of astronomy and ocean-going navigation for two millennia. The discipline was a mainstay of mathematics education for centuries, and it was a standard subject in high schools until the 1950s. Today, however, it is rarely taught. Heavenly Mathematics traces the rich history of this forgotten art, revealing... more...

  • Safety and Security at Seaby D S Bist

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.95

    Safety and Security at Sea is concerned with the safe operation of ships and consequently with preventing errors and oversights. This book contributes to safety where it is most effective - right at the site of work, on board the ship itself. It is here, indisputably, that it will prevent accidents and save lives. It translates theory into practice... more...

  • Employing Land-Based Anti-Ship Missiles in the Western Pacificby Terrence K. Kelly; Anthony Atler; Todd Nichols; Lloyd Thrall

    RAND Corporation 2013; US$ 9.95

    Land-based anti-ship missiles (ASMs) feature prominently in the capabilities of many island nations in the Western Pacific, but the United States currently lacks such systems. This report illustrates the potential strategic advantages of the United States working with partners to build a coalition ASM capability, particularly in the event of a conflict... more...

  • Longitudeby Dava Sobel

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2010; US$ 13.99

    Anyone alive in the eighteenth century would have known that "the longitude problem" was the thorniest scientific dilemma of the day-and had been for centuries. Lacking the ability to measure their longitude, sailors throughout the great ages of exploration had been literally lost at sea as soon as they lost sight of land. Thousands of lives, and the... more...

  • Navigation in the Mountainsby Carlo Forte

    Vertebrate Publishing 2014; US$ 23.32

    Navigation in the Mountains The Definitive Guide for Hill Walkers, Mountaineers & Leaders is the official navigation book for all Mountain Training schemes. Packed with essential information and techniques, this handbook is split into sections including: all aspects of mountain navigation; the additional techniques required in winter; adaptations... more...

  • Ship Design and Performance for Masters and Matesby Bryan Barrass

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 49.95

    Students, professional trainees and marine engineers studying for their certificates of competency, as well as more experienced marine engineers on shore or at sea, will all welcome this quick to use, comprehensive reference that brings the key information needed to understand ship design and performance to their fingertips in one handy volume. The... more...

  • A Guide to Ship Repair Estimates in Man Hoursby Don Butler

    Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 73.95

    Don Butler has compiled an invaluable list of the man-hours required for ship repair estimates. All ships must undergo regular dry-docking for examination by a third party surveyor; this is a mandatory requirement for ships which ply their trade on either world wide or coastal area basis. This dry-docking period is usually used as a time to carry out... more...

  • Ship Stability for Masters and Matesby Capt D R Derrett; Bryan Barrass

    Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 52.95

    This well-established textbook has been fully reviewed and updated by a new author to ensure a modern coverage of the contents in depth. A new unique introduction has been written, giving ship types together with their general characteristics, to indicate to the reader actual or typical sizes of modern day merchant vessels. Four new chapters have... more...