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    Re: Navigate to this island
    From: Alexandre Eremenko
    Date: 2020 Mar 19, 20:39 +0000

    Frank,
    A quick search using your hints shows that this is the island of Lombok, next 
    to the largest "Hindu island" Bali in Indonesia.
    And what is wrong with the picture is that it is a mirror image of the true picture:-)
    
    Alex.
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    From: NavList@fer3.com [NavList@fer3.com] on behalf of Frank Reed [NoReply_FrankReed@fer3.com]
    Sent: Thursday, March 19, 2020 4:02 PM
    To: eremenko---.edu
    Subject: [NavList] Navigate to this island
    
    We are looking at the quietest month of March for NavList (in terms of total 
    message traffic) since 2002. This, of course, is a symptom of the stasis that 
    is over-taking global society. It's not just that people are staying home. 
    They are hunkering down and doing nothing. I've got a few marginal topics 
    that might provide some navigation-related entertainment for us all. Here's 
    one.
    
    The attached photo was apparently taken by a smartphone camera aboard a 
    Chinese "cubesat". It's really just advertising for the smartphone 
    manufacturer so I won't bother you with the name of the manufacturer. But 
    there's something distinctly funny about the photo. Can you see it? First, 
    can you identify the islands?? As a hint, one of these is a "Hindu" island in 
    the middle of the world's biggest muslim nation (largest by population). What 
    island? Next compare with a map. Can you see what's wrong?
    
    Frank Reed
    
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