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marine_chronometer

Marine chronometer

A marine chronometer is a mechanical timepiece which is carried on ships and is very accurate. It is often equipped with a chronometer escapement (also Detent escapement).

Marine chronometers served at the navigation at sea to determine the exact position (longitude).

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marine_chronometer.txt · Last modified: 11.10.2021 17:01 (external edit)

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