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    Re: Early lunars
    From: John Huth
    Date: 2010 Mar 24, 03:52 -0400
    Robin 

    "  This conclusion does not depend on Columbus's erroneous estimate of the diameter of the Earth."


    I think the point some historians make is that Columbus would be cheered that a longitude value would validate a position from dead reckoning that would be consistent with his estimate of the diameter of the earth.  

    John H.  

     

       
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