I had no time to observe for latitude at this spot, the position of which is fixed merely by dead reckoning.
I sit down and do this now, for the purpose of finding where we are by dead reckoning.
And to those passionately watchful eyes the course of the steamer had seemed to lie in a dead reckoning right across the lifeboat.
According to dead reckoning our latitude that evening was 86 S.
The distances given by Columbus are those of dead reckoning beyond any question.
No land-marks were visible, so we steered by "dead reckoning."
But anybody who has navigated a plane by dead reckoning knows that it was a feat that called for great skill.
Here I've been running by dead reckoning and now I'm on the rocks!
Furthermore, he showed him how to read the log and the manner of keeping the dead reckoning.
Navigation by account, or dead reckoning, has changed little since Kelly's time.