TITLE

Chapter 5: Tides

AUTHOR(S)
BARTLETT, TIM
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Adlard Coles Book of Navigation;2008, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 5 of the book "The Adlard Coles Book of Navigation" is presented. It explores the effect of tide when travelling on water. It describes how tides are caused by the gravity of the moon and the sun pulling on the earth's bodies of water. It enumerates several technical terms associated with tides including high water, low water, and lowest astronomical tide (LAT).
ACCESSION #
50141440

 

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