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Electronics in navigation
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Marine - Diesel motors
Marine - Meteorology
Ships - Cargo
Browse the shelves in these key call number areas:
HE 561 - 971 Shipping
HE 730 - 943 Merchant marine. Ocean shipping. Coastwise shipping.
KZA 1002 - 5205 Law of the sea
QC 855 - 999 Meterology. Climatology.
VK 1 - 1661 Navigation. Merchant Marine
VK 549 - 572 Science of navigation
VK 566 - 597 Marine hydrography.
VK 798 - 997 Sailing directions. Pilot guides
VK 1300 – 1491 Saving of life and property
VK 1500 – 1661 Pilots and pilotage
VM 1 – 989 Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering
VM 311 – 466 Special types of vessels
VM 595 – 989 Marine engineering