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    Re: Biruni and the radius of the Earth by dip
    From: Marcel Tschudin
    Date: 2011 Jan 6, 23:27 +0200

    John, regarding your question:
    
    > In the shots, it's difficult in my eyes to tell whether I would call it a
    > "mirage effect" or just the horizon breathing. � The island itself under one
    > set of conditions appears to be a series of islets broken up, and under
    > another set of conditions, a continuous stretch. � I suppose this could be
    > considered something along those lines?
    
    May be the following Web-page from Andy Young can help you to answer
    this question:
    http://mintaka.sdsu.edu/GF/mirages/mirsims/loom/loom.html#LandS
    
    Marcel
    
    
    
    

       
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