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Never Lost: Polynesian Navigation
The Dolphins (Clip)
Date: March 23, 2010
Running Time: 00:01:42

Sea life can sometimes serve as a marker to help navigators stay on track. Shorty Bertelmann describes how one such living marker, a pod of dolphins, helped him see what navigation is really about.
Hawaiians have rediscovered the Polynesian science and art of navigating without instruments. In this series of videos, you'll hear from various people in the navigation community.

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