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    Re: New discussion thread topics?
    From: Ken Muldrew
    Date: 2004 Feb 11, 11:58 -0700

    On 11 Feb 2004 at 10:27, Royer, Doug wrote:
    
    > All,looking back over the archives I've noticed some areas of the art
    > and science of navigation haven't been discussed by the group at all.
    >  2. Traditional native ocean or
    > terrestrial navigation
    
    I've read that Polynesian navigators relied heavily on ocean swells
    for direction (and also that they could detect islands by reflected
    waves). Do any of the seagoing members of the group use the ocean
    swell for navigation? Perhaps as an easy way of following a compass
    bearing?
    
    
    

       
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