Navigation FAQs:


Q: Is navigation a field of study that focuses on the process of monitoring and controlling the movement of a craft or vehicle from one place to another?

A: Yes.

Q: Is navigation probably the earliest form of open ocean navigation?

A: Yes, and it was based on memory and observation recorded on scientific instruments like the Marshall Islands Stick Charts of Ocean Swells.

Q: Is navigation a minimal set of tasks consistent with prudent navigation?

A: Yes.

Q: Is navigation to measure the angle formed at the observer's eye between the celestial body and the sensible horizon?

A: Yes.

Q: Is navigation depicted in the table?

A: Yes.

Q: Was navigation considered part of the set of seven mechanical arts?

A: Yes, and none of which were used for long voyages across open ocean.