traverse table


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traverse table

[tra′vərs ‚tā·bəl]
(navigation)
A table giving relative values of various parts of plane right triangles, for use in solving such triangles, particularly in connection with various sailings.
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These values are recorded in the appropriate column of the traverse table, as shown in Table 9-9.
Recording these values in the traverse table and summing the corrected distance column balances the traverse, as shown in Table 9-11.
0 Table 9-3 Column headings for traverse table Bearing Line N/S Degrees E/W Length Cosine Sine A B Latitudes Departures Line + _ + _ Lat.