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    Re: Finally, a reasonable explanation for Earhart's failure to find Howland island
    From: Andrew Nikitin
    Date: 2013 Feb 24, 09:38 -0800

    > I finally DO have an explanation

    Just to make sure, those fixes at 1623 and 1700, one 10 NM north of track, another 10 NM south are completely hypothetical, right? They are there to explain how normal (=not too excessive) uncertainty in a fix caused enough of course uncertainty to intercept landfall LOP way farther north than expacted.

    Also, as much as i understood the text, 10 NM error is a borderline of what is considered "normal".
    So, in your experience, how likely it is to have 2 "borderline normal" fixes in a row, one missing in one direction, another missing in another direction?

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