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Navigation is a field o study that focuses on the process o monitorin an controllin the movement o a craft or vehicle frae ane place tae anither.[1] The field o navigation includes fower general categories: land navigation, marine navigation, aeronautic navigation, an space navigation.[2] It is an aa the term o airt used for the specialized knawledge uised bi navigators tae perform navigation tasks. Aw navigational techniques involve locatin the navigator's poseetion compared tae kent locations or patterns.

Navigation, in a broader sense, can refer tae ony skill or study that involves the determination o poseetion an direction.[2] In this sense, navigation includes orienteerin an pedestrian navigation.[2] For information aboot different navigation strategies that fowk uise, veesit human navigation.

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  1. Bowditch, 2003:799.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Rell Pros-Wellenhof, Bernhard (2007). Navigation: Principles of Positioning and Guidances. Springer. pp. 5–6. ISBN 9783211008287.