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    Re: Sextant accuracy with short distance to horizon
    From: Steven Wepster
    Date: 2001 Jun 25, 9:03 AM

    Dan Wrote:
    
    > You can take a sight on land from any *level* surface of sufficient
    distance.
    > I remember an "Aussie" list member that used the fence on his ranch
    in front
    > of his porch.
    
    That's interesting. But surely one must make an allowance for the fact
    that the fence is not at the same altitude as the horizon.
    
    _Steven
    

       
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