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    Re: The expression "terrestrial navigation"
    From: Don Seltzer
    Date: 2017 Feb 18, 22:23 -0500
    In 1822, there was Mary Shelley (Frankenstein) writing to her sister about Lord Byron's plan to sell his yacht,

    '[Byron]'s first idea was to sail to America which was changed to Switzerland then to Genoa and last to Lucca. Everybody is in despair and everything in confusion. Trelawny was on the point of sailing to Genoa for the purpose of transporting the Bolivar overland to the Lake of Geneva and had already whispered in my ear his desire that I should not influence Lord Byron against this terrestrial navigation... '

    Don Seltzer

    On Sat, Feb 18, 2017 at 8:53 PM, David C <NoReply_DavidC@fer3.com> wrote:
    The meaning of terrestrial  quoted by Frank does not seem logical to me. For what it is worth (as an armchair navigator writing off the top of my head, without consulting any books)  this is my interpretation:
    • Air Navigation - used on machines flying through the air.
    • Marine Navigation - used on ships sailing the seven seas.
    • Terrestrial Navigation - used by someone walking, cycling, driving on terra firma.
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