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    Re: Thomas Jefferson and Lunar Obs.
    From: Frank Reed
    Date: 2005 Apr 8, 18:20 EDT

    Ken M wrote:
    "If anyone knows of an  example of an explorer retrospectively correcting
    their longitudes, I too  would like to hear about it."
    
    Matthew Flinders who did lunars while  mapping parts of Australia in the
    first few years of the 19th century. I posted  about this for the list just a few
    weeks ago...
    
    Here's the web site with  the transcripts and scans of the  original:
    http://image.sl.nsw.gov.au/Ebind/s1_59/a083/a083000.html
    
    -FER
    42.0N  87.7W, or 41.4N 72.1W.
    www.HistoricalAtlas.com/lunars
    
    
    

       
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