Useful vocabulary

Useful vocabulary

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Compass directions can be built in the same way as English:
North west = nord ouest
South east =sud est

Sometimes distances are abbreviated for example:
At 5 NM would be transmitted as “à cinq nautiques”. The word “mille” for mile is dropped

The clock code for relative position can also be used for relative positions:
At 9 o’clock = à neuf heures