|←Author Index: Bo||Nathaniel Bowditch
|Bowditch was an early American mathematician remembered for his work on ocean navigation. He is often credited as the founder of modern maritime navigation; his book The New American Practical Navigator, first published in 1802, is still carried onboard every commissioned U.S. Naval vessel.|
Works about Nathaniel Bowditch
- “Bowditch, Nathaniel” in The American Cyclopædia, 1879
- “Bowditch, Nathaniel” in Encyclopædia Britannica, (11th ed.), 1911
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