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    Re: GPS no substitute for common sense
    From: Peter Fogg
    Date: 2010 May 8, 19:06 +1000
    You've got it,Fred!  But what is the difference in distance?  I've seen the results of a few people having had a go at working it out, but these results vary considerably.

    On Sat, May 8, 2010 at 7:23 AM, Fred Hebard <mbiew@comcast.net> wrote:
    Do they drive on the left in Australia?  (bing!)

    On May 7, 2010, at 4:32 PM, Peter Fogg wrote:

    Highway 1 is a well trodden route.  These days hordes of grey nomads make the big circuit.  Since these retirees may have a limited budget, its worth remembering that making this circumnavigation in an anti-clockwise direction is a shorter alternative to going clockwise.

    Why? How is this so?
    (this is really easy but if a clue is needed, it can be found within the photo showing the big screen)

    For bonus points calculate the difference.

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