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    Re: Search Party Reaches Last Known Endurance Location
    From: Robert VanderPol II
    Date: 2019 Feb 11, 17:59 -0800

    Brad:

    My post was intended as a bit of levity.  I was not referring to the search party being a bit late in the season but late to find and rescue crew, who have all now died of old age.

    I should have embellished a little more.

    Bob II

    Re: Search Party Reaches Last Known Endurance Location
    From: Brad Morris
    Date: 2019 Feb 11, 11:29 -0500

    Bob
    It is very late in summer, but they have only given themselves a grand total of 5 days (120 hours) to find the Endurance.  They will leave long before summer is over.
    The Endurance was 144 feet by 25 feet, for an area of  3600 sq ft.  If we assume the search area to be 4nm by 6 nm, that is 886,060,164 sq ft.  The Endurance occupies 4.06 X 10^-6 of the search area or very roughly 1 part in a quarter million.  If they find her in 5 days, it will indeed be fortuitous.
    Brad
    On Mon, Feb 11, 2019, 11:17 AM Robert VanderPol II <NoReply_RobertVanderPolII@fer3.com wrote:

    I could be wrong but I think they are a bit late. :)

    Bob II 

       
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