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    Re: rounding the horn - trivia
    From: Rodney Myrvaagnes
    Date: 2000 Feb 25, 8:36 AM

    I think the meaning is --You haven't completed rounding
    until you are back up to 50 south on the other side..
    On Thu, 24 Feb 2000 23:25:58 -0800, Tony wrote:
    >Russell Sher wrote:
    >> Since the list is a bit quiet - here's some trivia:
    >> I read yesterday that a vessel officially rounds Cape Horn when she crosses
    >> from 50 Deg. South Lat. Back to 50 Deg. South Lat. after passing Cape Horn.
    >> Perhaps there are some of our list members who have rounded Cape Horn with
    >> some resultant interesting bits of info.?
    >> Regards
    >> Russell
    >That would be interesting as 50 deg south intersects both Chile and
    >Argentina land masses.  Cape Horn is at about 56 deg south according
    >to my atlas.  NOoooo, never been there.  ;)
    Rodney Myrvaagnes                   J36 Gjoa
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