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chart

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

A map primarily intended for navigation, one of the earliest being the plane chart, hence plain sailing. In very general terms, two types of nautical chart are used at sea, the...

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point

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

1 A division of the circumference of the conventional compass rose on charts and compass cards, divided and subdivided into 32 points, each of 11° 15′. It showed four cardinal...

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wind rose

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

Quantitative diagram (rose diagram) representing the relative frequencies of different wind directions and wind speeds at a climatic station over a period of time.

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