Navigating

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Navigation is how ships or aircraft find their way from one place to another. The word navigation came from the word "navgatih" from the Sanskrit language. The Latin word navis means ship; navigation is literally "art of ship mastery". The word is also used as a metaphor for 'finding one's way'. Today it also means knowing where to go when traveling.

One type of navigation was made by the Polynesians and is called Polynesian navigation. Polynesians used different things found all around them to find their way across large areas of open ocean. Other early people also learned how to travel large distances using the natural world. For example:



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