Glossary terms

nautical milesearch for term
One minute of latitude, approximately 6,076 feet. It is equal to 1.15 (about 1 1/8) statute miles
Neap tidesearch for term
A tide in which there is the least amount of difference between the high and low tides (range of tide). It occurs during the first and last quarters of the moon, when the Earth, sun and moon form a right angle.