The following is a sample class explaining Latitude, Longitude and the Nautical Mile.  This video was designed to show you our teaching style and the technology we will be using in the classroom which will then be transmitted as part of the online meeting.  At the bottom of the page are two questions relative to this lecture and the answers to these questions.

HW #1: Latitude, Longitude and the Nautical Mile

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  1. Use Rio de Janeiro chart (BAIA DE GUANABARA).
  2. Find the light in the lower left hand corner of the chart named “ILHA PONTUDA” with a light characteristic of “Fl WR 10s 87m 11/17M”
  3. What is the Latitude and Longitude of this light?
  4. Find the light located approximately at: Latitude 023° 01.5’ S., Longitude 043° 12.25’ W.
  5. What is the name and light characteristic of this light?
  6. What is the distance between the two lights?

 

HW #2: Latitude, Longitude and the Nautical Mile
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  1. Use Sidney Harbor, Australia chart.
  2. Find the light located approximately at: Latitude 033° 50.1’ S., Longitude 151° 16.8’ E.
  3. What is the name and light characteristic of this light?
  4. Find the light located approximately at: Latitude 033° 49.5’ S., Longitude 151° 17.95’ W.
  5. What is the name and light characteristic of this light?
  6. What is the distance between the two lights?