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    Re: Point Wild location
    From: Brad Morris
    Date: 2017 Jan 28, 13:10 -0500

    The modern designation of Cape Belsham is irrelevant to our duscussion.  

    Worsley had to determine which land mass was Cape Belsham from the references he had, as there was no neon sign over it!

    The only period references to it state "Cape Belsham,  N. point of Elephant Island" and then provide the coordinates.

    If you wish to decode the journey, you must determine the chronometer error and in that Cape Belsham. 


    On Jan 28, 2017 11:15 AM, "Robin Stuart" <NoReply_Stuart@fer3.com> wrote:

    At the risk of seeming to flog a dead horse the NGA Pub. 200 Sailing Directions for Antartica  says "Cape Belsham, which has a notched peak...”.  I attach a couple of images that show Point Wild to the left of the large ice fall and the notched peak of Cape Belsham to the right,

    Robin Stuart

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