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razors edge Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-26-08 09:19 PM
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26. Thats my understanding too.
Many tried in sailing vessels with not much more than a compass and a crude time piece to calculate their actual position.

They had to sail in the warmest time available and leave before any local freeze blocked their escape.

They did not have the luxury to linger and observe much.

That still doesn't preclude the possibility the cap has had this occurrence many times before in the modern times.

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