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The Resource Across the wide ocean : the why, how, and where of navigation for humans and animals at sea, Karen Romano Young

Across the wide ocean : the why, how, and where of navigation for humans and animals at sea, Karen Romano Young

Label
Across the wide ocean : the why, how, and where of navigation for humans and animals at sea
Title
Across the wide ocean
Title remainder
the why, how, and where of navigation for humans and animals at sea
Statement of responsibility
Karen Romano Young
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In the world's last uncharted frontier, most things are on the move--often a long move. Using maps and charts, oceanography and navigational tools, intrepid explorers and researchers have followed the ocean's pathways and created some of their own"--Front jacket flap
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Young, Karen Romano
Dewey number
623.89
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
009-012
LC call number
QL122.2
LC item number
.Y68 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Marine animals
  • Animal navigation
  • Navigation
  • Ocean
  • Marine animals
  • Animal navigation
  • Navigation
  • Ocean
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Across the wide ocean : the why, how, and where of navigation for humans and animals at sea, Karen Romano Young
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 75-76) and index
Contents
Big picture -- Sea turtle: True navigation -- Lost? -- Magnetic force -- Compass -- Sailboat: Where am I? -- Around the ocean -- Celestial navigation -- Navigation system -- Right whale: Whale migration -- Whale tales -- Sounds -- Checking in -- Submarine: North Pole -- Vertical navigation -- Beneath the surface -- Shark: On the trail of sharks -- Currents and weather -- Adrift -- Container ship: " A ship in a harbor is safe..." -- "...but that is not what ships are for" -- Heavy seas ahead! -- "Get off that boat!" -- Bon voyage, all!: What a tale! -- Deeper waters -- Books for children -- Books for adults -- Films and videos -- Websites -- Photo credits -- Index
Control code
ocm59280290
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
80 p.
Isbn
9780060090876
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
2005046146
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), maps (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)59280290
Label
Across the wide ocean : the why, how, and where of navigation for humans and animals at sea, Karen Romano Young
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 75-76) and index
Contents
Big picture -- Sea turtle: True navigation -- Lost? -- Magnetic force -- Compass -- Sailboat: Where am I? -- Around the ocean -- Celestial navigation -- Navigation system -- Right whale: Whale migration -- Whale tales -- Sounds -- Checking in -- Submarine: North Pole -- Vertical navigation -- Beneath the surface -- Shark: On the trail of sharks -- Currents and weather -- Adrift -- Container ship: " A ship in a harbor is safe..." -- "...but that is not what ships are for" -- Heavy seas ahead! -- "Get off that boat!" -- Bon voyage, all!: What a tale! -- Deeper waters -- Books for children -- Books for adults -- Films and videos -- Websites -- Photo credits -- Index
Control code
ocm59280290
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
80 p.
Isbn
9780060090876
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
2005046146
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), maps (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)59280290

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