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My husband is more connected to mountains that provide skyward contour information, but the tools used to navigate on both are similar.
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You need to measure things, so that you know how far that you have traveled over a certain time period.
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You need range information (such as maritime ranges or lining up certain mountainous or man made structures), so you man make sure that you are on the right course.
The turtle parts mentioned in the title have to do with my prefered next turtle acquisition, the beautiful map turtle. Of course, I think it should be called the chart turtle, but you cannot win every fight, right?
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