Navigational instruments of the past

Navigational instruments of the past

Several ingenious instruments have been invented over the centuries to help in navigating the seas.

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Navigacija, Orientacija, Siuntimas, Kalendorinis akmuo, Skriestuvas, kvadrantas, astroliabija, astronomija, atradimas, tyrinėtojas, laivai, Saulė, Šiaurinė žvaigždė, magnetinis laukas, Šiaurės magnetinis polius, matlankis, horizont, laipsnių skalė, Skalė, Geometrijos įrankiai, Refrakcija, Laivas, Matematika, jūros, Istorija, Viduramžiai, Naujųjų laikų

Susiję elementai

Vaizdai

Susiję elementai

Džonka

Burlaivis su būdinga liugerine bure buvo naudojamas tiek kariniams, tiek prekybiniams tikslams.

Santa Maria (15th century)

Christopher Columbus' three-masted carrack, the Santa Maria was the flagship of his first, landmark voyage.

Vikingų "Ilgasis laivas" (10 a.)

Šie puikūs laivų statytojai ir jūrininkai nukeliavo didelius atstumus jūromis ir upėmis.

Geographic coordinate system (basic)

The system of circles of latitude and longitude on the globe enable every location on the Earth to be exactly specified.

The Earth’s magnetic field

The Earth’s magnetic North and South poles are located near the geographic North and South poles.

The Sun's path above the major circles of latitude

The apparent movement of the Sun is caused by the Earth's rotation around its axis.

Geographical discoveries (15th-17th century)

Legendary geographical discoveries at the beginning of the Modern Age had not only redrawn maps, but also had a truly diverse impact.

Atmospheric circulation

The difference between the temperature of the polar and equatorial zones causes atmospheric circulation which is affected by a number of factors, including...

Ocean currents

The Great ocean conveyor is a planet-wide system of ocean currents, which has a great influence on the Earth´s climate.

Sailing ships

Schooners, first built in the Netherlands in the 17th century, were mainly used as merchant ships.

Satellite navigation, GPS

The Global Positioning System consists of 24 satellites but only 4 have to be visible for positioning.

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