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    Re: Abbreviations
    From: Helio Carvalho Viana
    Date: 1999 Feb 23, 6:16 AM

    > MNT= Start of Morning Nautical Twilight      Hs= sextant altitude
    > ECT= End of Evening Civil Twlight            Ha= apparant altitude
    > ZT= Zone Time                                Ho= observed Altitude
    > GMT= Greenwich Mean Time (aka: UTC)          Hc= calculated altitude
    > LMT= Local Mean Time                         LAN= Local Apparant Noon
    > DR= Dead Reckoning                           F.= farenheit
    > TC= True Course                              C.= celsius
    > CC= Compass Course                           Mb= millibars
    > EP= Estimated Position                       Hg= inches of mercury
    > FIX= Ha! FIX                                 Dist= Distance in mi
    > Var= Variation                               d= degree
    > Dev= deviation                               '= minute of arc
    > Kts= Knots                                   Hrs= Hours of time
    > mi= Nautical Miles                           min= minute(s) of time
    > SS= Sunset                                   sec= second(s) of time
    > SR= Sunrise                                  SR= Sight Reduction
    > mtrs= meters                                 Zn = azimuth
    > fath= fathoms                                N= North
    > LL= Lower limb                               S= South
    > UL= Upper Limb                               E= East
    > Alt= Altitude                                W= West
    >
    > Wind is given in the direction from which it is blowing.
    > Current is given in the direction toward which it is flowing.
    >
    > Any others that may crop up will be spelled out in the problem.
    >
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    > Dan Hogan
    >     West Covina, CA
    >     dhhogan{at}lightside.com
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