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    Re: Newbie - Variation Question
    From: Brian Whatcott
    Date: 2002 Feb 12, 06:54 -0600

    At 10:35 PM 2/11/02, you wrote:
    >Brian,
    >
    >so regardless of what convention is used (ie Easterly variation + or -) when
    >Easterly variation is applied to true, the resultant magnetic heading will
    >be less than true.  Is this the case?
    
    It's the "less than" proviso that can be troublesome.
    Take the example of variation 15 degrees East for example - towards
    the West (US) coast: where true is 5 deg, mag would be 350 deg.
    
    
    Brian Whatcott
       Altus OK                      Eureka!
    
    
    

       
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