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    Re: Traditional Chinese navigation
    From: Rodney Myrvaagnes
    Date: 2002 Dec 26, 17:17 -0500

    On Sat, 21 Dec 2002 11:57:52 +1100, Peter Fogg wrote:
    
    >
    >Somewhere else I found mention of a 'sextant'. This is more than
    >intriguing, but I don't know any more. It seems unlikely that any
    >machine that did this job would use such crude notation as finger
    >widths.
    >
    Intriguing, but probably a mistranslation of something for which we
    have no word, or for which the translator didn't know the word.
    
    
    Rodney Myrvaagnes                        J36 Gjo/a
    
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