- Nathaniel,1773–1838, U.S. mathematician, astronomer, and navigator.
- a handbook of navigation, American Practical Navigator, originally prepared by N. Bowditch and published since 1802 in a series of editions.
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With this angle and the known height of the light, enter Table 33 in Bowditch.
This should be pasted into the front of your Bowditch Epitome.
For an example of this method, see Bowditch, p. 77, example 3.