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Record 1 2018-03-27

English

Subject field(s)
  • Marine and River Navigation Aids
CONT

Many ships carry more than one magnetic compass. The primary magnetic compass is called the "steering compass." It is normally located on the centerline in the ship's pilothouse ..., where it can best be seen by the helmsman. The readings from the steering compass are labeled "per steering compass" ...

French

Domaine(s)
  • Aides à la navigation fluviale et maritime
DEF

Compas principal qui sert à gouverner, placé à poste fixe près de la barre.

OBS

compas de route : terme uniformisé par le Comité de normalisation de la terminologie navale.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Ayuda a la navegación marítima y fluvial
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