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This page provides navigation definition Navigation

  • Use this Log only when navigation is not being collected digitally.

  • The Navigation Log is a list of times and locations.

  • All times must be Zulu (Greenwich) time, not local times.

  • Position information may be as either:
    decimal degrees;
    degrees and decimal minutes; or
    degrees, minutes, and seconds.

EXAMPLE
Day of
Year
Hour Min Sec Lat
Deg
Lat
Min
Lat
Sec
Long
Deg
Long
Min
Long
Sec
Comments
192 08 34 00 35.50000     -123.25000      
192 14 56 00 35 30.5   -123 15.5   questionable position
192 15 00 00 35 30 10 -123 15 30  


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