The forum returns! Still working on tweaks.Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to get a forum account.
Started by cairn destop, Nov 09, 2005, 09:40 AM
QuoteIf I remember correctly, a sextant can only tell you what latitude (east - west) you occupy and doesn't give you a location. For location, you need longitude (north - south) to pinpoint your spot.
QuoteAdd on the inaccuracies in measuring speed and time, and it isn't so weird about Columbus getting lost. You have to admire those old-time navigators.