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    Re: Raw data for bubble
    From: Ken Muldrew
    Date: 2007 Mar 21, 09:51 -0600

    On 20 Mar 2007 at 20:51, Bill wrote:
    
    > A famed hockey player, Wayne Gretzky said, "It's not as important to know
    > where the puck is now as to know where it will be."  I imagine a surveyor
    > is more interested in how to lay out the ice rink and place the goal net.
    > Where the puck is or will be is of little interest.
    
    When Alexander Mackenzie met Philip Turnor at Cumberland House, upon 
    returning from his 1790 trip to the mouth of the Mackenzie River, Turnor 
    (a surveyor and land navigator of exceptional skills) remarked, �Mr 
    McKensie says he has been at the Sea, but thinks it the Hyperborean Sea 
    but he does not seem acquainted with Observations which makes me think he 
    is not well convinced where he has been.� One can imagine that Turnor was 
    implying that he, at least, knew where the oceans were, and where he was, 
    and if he met an ocean, he would certainly know which one it was. The 
    meeting convinced Mackenzie to return to England for a year to learn 
    celestial navigation before his trip across the continent in 1793.
    
    Ken Muldrew.
    
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