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Old 10-23-2013
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Re: Longest straight line sail...

This is really interesting and indicates the difficulty of using most map projections to show very long great circles. I wonder if anyone will actually try to sail it, gets a little ice bergy at one point, not to mention piraty.

Here is the same route on a Mercator projection.
http://observationdeck.io9.com/the-l...hes-1136121429
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