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    Re: Cleaning arc of Vernier sextant.
    From: Richard M Pisko
    Date: 2006 Oct 25, 20:43 -0600

    On Wed, 25 Oct 2006 11:33:32 -0600, Dan Allen wrote:
    > I have fond memories of visiting nautical shops in San
    > Francisco in the 1970s, such as George Butler.  They are of
    > course long gone now...
    They had topographic maps, as well as charts.  I know I spent
    money there; but it's all a bit hazy now.  Might even have been a
    bit hazy then, come to think of it . . . .
    If I recall correctly, there used to be a big hole in the ground
    nearby, work on a large new building foundation was being held up
    because of the ships that had been moored, sunk, and buried
    during the 1849 Gold Rush.  Archaeologists were having a field
    Richard, 2006-Oct-25 5:13:50 PM GMT - 6 hours for summer
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