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Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

The first picture is what I found underneath my boat (the left one in the picture) while diving on my anchor and the second is a closer picture of what can been seen in the top left of the original picture.



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Zanshin: I always like to be self-reliant and use the GPS to find the outer "chanel" marker for Setting Point on Anegada. After that you can use the inner markers for a guide, but you really want to read the water visually. You obviously know why!

My recollection is that you can stay in at least 7' if you are careful. We've been in boats that draw 5-6' and it isn't comfortable when you don't trust the accuracy of the bareboat depth sensor. We save our incoming track and refer to it on the way out.

I've considered that it might be easier to anchor off Pomato Point and dinghy it. That looks like what you are considering.
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Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Turks and Caicos, silver banks reef.


Dunno how the headland fits but I think you photoshopped it in.

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Mark - you give me too much credit for photoshopping; the pictures aren't retouched. You've got the right sea, though. This island, and the neighbours, were hotly contested by several European nations for many years and numerous fortifications were built close by.


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Somewhere on Great Inagua? GE resolution is weak and pics are rare for comfirmation....

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Close by (a couple of miles) is a well-known site, either a UNESCO world cultural site or on the Tentative list... hmm... that might give it away for people who use Google.


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St Vincent and the Grenadines ? Unesco site being the Petroglyphs ?

Havn't nailed exact location though.

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Parque Nacional Los Haitises, Dominican Republic?

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White House Bay, St. Kitts. It's obscured in the GE view, but I was able to identify from a Panoramio photo uploaded by Zanshin, no less!
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Looks right, fallard.... Damn nasty trick, choosing a site completely cloud obscured in GE!!

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