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    Re: What is this chart?
    From: Yanni Nikopoulos
    Date: 2006 May 28, 20:45 -0500

    You have a passage making/planning chart.  You can get one for the Atlantic
    It cams in a form of book or huge chart book with all the passages for a
    shorter route
    for each month of the year.
    Yanni Marinated
    S/V Princess Thalia
    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "David F. McCune" <dfmccune@earthlink.net>
    To: <navlist@fer3.com>
    Sent: Sunday, May 28, 2006 5:33 PM
    Subject: [NavList 336] What is this chart?

    > I have chart that I believe is from the late 1960's or 1970's and I can't
    > identify its source.  It is called "ROUTE CHART Showing Major Routes of
    > the
    > Pacific Ocean."  It shows the entire Pacific from 60d N to 60d S and from
    > 67d W to 106d E.  It is mercator, and major shipping great circle routes
    > are
    > shown, including mileage (e.g., "Panama - Singapore 10,527").  On the back
    > of the chart is a smaller chart "Showing Major Routes Between Ports in
    > Australia, New Zealand, and Islands of the Southwestern Pacific Ocean and
    > Illustrating Routes in H.O. Pubs. 75, 76, 78."  There is also a smaller
    > world chart showing "Limits of Sailing Directions, August 1965."
    > In any case, I am hoping to find a similar chart for the Atlantic.  When I
    > have sailed the Pacific, I have used this chart to keep a general picture
    > in
    > mind of where the major commercial routes are, so that I can keep a more
    > careful lookout when crossing one of these routes.
    > Can anyone help identify this chart?  It may have come included in some
    > volume of sailing directions I bought some time ago.  I have googled the
    > chart name and not come up with anything.  There are no other identifiers
    > on
    > the chart such as a DMA number or such.
    > Thanks.
    > David
    > >

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