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Nautical It is a term that comes from the Latin word nautĭcus, in turn derived from the Greek nautikós. The concept is used as an adjective to refer to what is linked to the navigation (move in a boat by the water).

The nautical sports , in this framework, they develop in the aquatic environment. He windsurfing , he surfing and the rowing They are among the most popular.

The nautical mile , on the other hand, is a unit of length which is used in navigation. According to a standard approved in 1929, a nautical mile equals 1,852 meters .

From the nautical mile the knot , a speed measure equivalent to one nautical mile per hour . A vessel that advances with a speed of fifty knots, to mention a case, travels fifty nautical miles in one hour.

A nautical chart , meanwhile, is a Map which is responsible for the description of a maritime zone, detailing the places where there are obstacles to navigation and informing about the characteristics of the coasts. It can be affirmed that the nautical chart represents at scale the waters that are sailed and the closest territories.

The Naval rose or compass Rose is a figure which presents a circle with thirty-two marked directions. These delimitations imply the return of the horizon.

As a noun, finally, nautical call a class of footwear . The nautical is an informal shoe with rubber sole (non-slip) and leather or canvas structure. In feminine (nautical ), the notion refers to the science of navigation.

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