We talk about a vehicle "log" and a "rate of knots", but where did the terms come from? As Rob explains, they date back to the equipment on sailing ships.
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-do-we-measure-distances-in-space-yuan-sen-ting When we look at the sky, we have a flat, two-dimensional view ...
John Short explains how to find distances on the Earth's surface in nautical miles and how to calculate speeds in knots. Example from John Short's Compendium ...
From General Maths 3 Videos
Hello my friends, ever heard of the "jumping thumb method?" Well, I try my best to explain it in this video. Cheers, Marc.
From Scouting Free
How to measure distance on a chart and work out the time it will take to travel. Nautical navigation. Watersports training.
From Watersports Resources
This short 'how to' film by Stormforce Coaching's Principal, Doug Innes, demonstrates how to measure the distance between two points on a chart, using latitude.
AutoCAD 2016 has several ways to perform measurements. Scott Onstott shows how to measure distances, angles, areas, and other spatial properties.
From LinkedIn Learning Solutions
Mapline makes it simple make a map from Excel spreadsheet data. Once you have your map, you can easily measure distances on a map using a straight line or ...
From Mapline - mapping made simple
In the age of computers, it is still often difficult for Cubs, Scouts or others to figure out how far it is that they have to walk. This 90 second video gives one simple ...
From Nev Goodyer
You can obtain a fix by combining two or more distances or distances and compass bearings. This is how you plot a fix position combining two or more ...
From Sailing School - nauticalive