Title

Sextant

Creator

Scott Dobler

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Creation Date

1880

Description

Sextant loaned by Scott Dobler. A sextant is used to measure an angle between two objects, generally a star and the horizon to establish altitude. It can also be used to determine lines of latitude. The sextant has several lenses and a small telescope.

Keywords

Maps, Mapmaking, Cartography, Surveying

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