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    Re: Sextant Accuracy and anomalous dip
    From: Rodney Myrvaagnes
    Date: 2003 Mar 21, 23:16 -0500

    On Fri, 21 Mar 2003 18:53:37 EST, Bruce Stark wrote:
    
    >I expect he already had the longitude. It's only reasonable to suppose that,
    >as soon as a cable was laid, Greenwich time was telegraphed from an
    >observatory so observers at the new station could determine the station's
    >exact position. By finding the local time at the station, and applying the
    
    Reasonable if they had previously measured the propagation speed for
    the cable.
    
    Any records of them doing this?
    
    
    
    
    Rodney Myrvaagnes                                                    J36 Gjo/a
    
    
    "We have achieved the inversion of the single note." __ Peter Ustinov as Karlheinz Stockhausen
    
    
    

       
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