Asked in Collective Nouns
What is the collective noun for a group of sailors on a ship called?
The standard collective nouns for sailors on a ship are: a crew of sailors a watch of sailors ...
Asked in History
What is a mercator projection and what is its purpose?
Mercator's projection is a map used mostly in the Americas. The purpose of the map projection was to help sailors trade. It was a sailor's map ...
A common disease among sailors used to be scurvy what is its cause?
Vitamin C deficiency. It was solved by sailors bringing limes with them on their trips, which is why sailors were called "limeys". ...
Asked in Latitude and Longitude
Why is knowledge of latitude and longitude important?
so sailors dont have a map with them they only have latitude and longtiude ========================= Sailors have plenty of maps with them. But out in the middle of the ocean, the map is pretty boring because it looks like the surface of a swimming pool for a thousand miles in every direction. So the map doesn't do you much good out there, and you need a better way to figure out where you are and where you're going. ...