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coordinates for good anchorages - GPS

coordinates for good anchorages - GPS
does a thread like this exist?

a popular favorite - behind dobbins in the magothy:

39° 04.793 N
76° 27.716 W

also if you use the magellan file system here are some other interesting locations (not anchorages)

$PMGNWPL,3913.200,N,07627.430,W,0000001,M,OBM,mari na,w*00
$PMGNWPL,3913.065,N,07631.650,W,0000001,M,keybrig, key bridge,w*7B
$PMGNWPL,3859.350,N,07621.948,W,0000001,M,baybrig, bay bridge,w*76
$PMGNWPL,3903.375,N,07626.036,W,0000001,M,gibson,i slandchannel,w*39
$PMGNWPL,3904.793,N,07627.716,W,0000001,M,dobbins, island anchor,w*0D
$PMGNWPL,3916.923,N,07635.935,W,0000001,M,lclassr, livingclassrooms,w*3D
$PMGNWPL,3915.763,N,07634.691,W,0000001,M,mchenry, fort mchenry,w*7A
$PMGNWPL,3903.557,N,07623.939,W,0000001,M,baltoLT, baltimore light,w*09
$PMGNWPL,3858.365,N,07629.132,W,0000001,M,spabrig, spa creek bridge,w*26
$PMGNWPL,3907.857,N,07624.600,W,0000000,M,BodkinS, Bodkin safe GC1,a*37
$PMGNWPL,3908.210,N,07625.466,W,0000000,M,shoal01, Bodkin shoal north,a*0E
$PMGNWPL,3907.890,N,07624.866,W,0000000,M,shoal02, Bodkin shoal south,a*17
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Hi, if you like, you can add anchorage coordinates on skipperguide. I've added your coordinates to the Chesapeake Bay article (http://www.skipperguide.com/wiki/Chesapeake_Bay).

The advantage is, that the locations can be browsed with Google Earth (see GoogleEarth Export).
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