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    Re: Lunar Distance in Wikipedia
    From: Fred Hebard
    Date: 2007 Aug 23, 21:09 -0400

    The Shovell disaster itself was due to a combination of latitude
    error and mapping error, but the incident provided the impetus for
    the Longitude Prize, or the excuse the proponents of the prize needed
    to push it through to government approval.  So it was important to
    the development of lunars and chronometers.
    
    Fred
    
    On Aug 23, 2007, at 8:11 PM, Renee Mattie wrote:
    
    > I have mostly tried to rearrange information that was already there
    > (since I am no expert on lunars).
    > I admit to introducing the Shovell example, as well as writing
    > "latitude" where I meant "longitude".  I must have gotten the wrong
    > idea reading Sobell.
    > I have removed Shovell from lunar distance (navigation).
    >
    
    
    
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