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    Any Jack London Fans?
    From: Gordon Talge
    Date: 2005 Apr 15, 10:30 -0700

    Hi All,
    
    Has anybody read "The Cruise of the Snark" by Jack London?
    
    He has a great chapter called "Finding One's Way About" This is
    a quote, "...navigating by observations of the sun, moon,
    and stars, thanks to the astronomers and mathematicians, is
    child's play." "Any average young fellow can teach himself
    in a week."
    
    He goes on to describe how he taught himself navigation and
    sailed the Snark from San Francisco to Hawaii with his wife
    and a friend.
    
    He does, however make a distinction between seamanship and navigation.
    
    I understand that Jack London died around age 40 in 1916. He
    must have lived one heck of an interesting and adventure filled
    life. I am kicking up around 50 and I haven't had 1/100th of
    his adventures.
    
    -- Gordon
    
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