surface navigation

surface navigation

[′sər·fəs ‚nav·ə‚gā·shən]
(navigation)
Navigation of a craft on the surface of the earth; in particular, navigation of vessels on the surface of water.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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To attempt to ride out such a storm upon the surface seemed suicidal, for the Coldwater was not designed for surface navigation except under fair weather conditions.
At the Ministry of Interior's pavilion in the Darb Al Saeei yard, the traffic department conducted several competitions and activities to help the hundreds of families that filled the stalls to have a deeper understanding of the road safety concepts and surface navigation etiquettes.
Compared to the advanced technology that is available for airborne operations, the technology for surface navigation and communications remains primitive.

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