short-distance navigation

short-distance navigation

[′shȯrt ¦dis·təns ‚nav·ə′gā·shən]
(navigation)
Navigation (air) served by aids located less than 200-miles (322-kilometers) distance (International Civil Aviation Organization).
Navigation (marine) at distances less than 3 miles (4.8 kilometers) [International Meeting on Marine Navigation, 1958].
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Direction ,and duration have mainly been studied in short-distance navigation. These studies have shown that animals can use a variety of strategies to locate a given goal.
In contrast, studies of short-distance navigation have looked more at how animals know in which direction and how far they should move in order to find a certain goal.
However, most navigation models involve a map with some sort of coordinates system and, as will be seen later, these have mainly been interested in explaining homing in short-distance navigation.