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    Re: Snellius Construction questions
    From: Jim Martin
    Date: 2009 Jan 7, 16:45 -0800

    Lecky's Wrinkles, has a detailed explaination of this problem,under
    the heading,"The Station Pointer"chapter X1,
                          Jim M.
     Jan 6, 6:43�am,  wrote:
    > I have found an intriguing example of triangulation from a 16th century 
    mathematician, Willebrord 
    Snellius(http://www.sailingissues.com/navcourse4.html). I have searched other 
    web sources on the web and so far, have had no success in finding a straight 
    forward explanation of how this method of triangulation works. Have any of 
    you actually used the "Snellius Construction" technique, and could you help 
    me understand it as a practical navigation application?
    > Thank you,
    > Todd Frye
    > -----------------------------------------------
    > [Sent from archive by: fryefamily-AT-sisna.com]
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