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    Re: The Sun does not stop for anyone
    From: Gary LaPook
    Date: 2016 Dec 30, 09:15 -0800

    I think what Bowditch, Dutton, et all are saying is " You can draw a chart that on a small scale - and small scale only - that LOOKS like the martime chart that you are used to. "

    The UPS has the same Latitude scale ( NM per inch ) at 10 degrees north and at 50 degrees north.  A Mercator chart does not.

    John H.

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    According to the U.S. Air Force, the graphic method is accurate enough to draw a Mercator chart covering a wide range of latitudes so the graphic method is certainly accurate enough to construct a small area plotting sheet.

    http://fer3.com/arc/imgx/AFM-51-40-Mercator-chart_0002.jpg

    http://fer3.com/arc/imgx/AFM-51-40-Mercator-chart_0001.jpg

    gl

       
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