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|07-10-2011 12:58 PM|
Originally Posted by VetMike View Post
Paper charts and chart plotter renderings of the Mexican coast are to be used as rough guides only. To navigate safely there, it is essential that you not trust them, but rely instead on the basics: your eyes, your depth sounder and your common sense. The radar helps jig the chart to the GPS, but from there you use the chart as only a very old, rough sketch.
Sequitur is now in Patagonia, and we have been finding the charts of the Chilean coast very accurate.
|07-10-2011 08:51 AM|
|zeehag||seems the locals also call the island isla isabela -- there are spozed to be lots of fish there..|
|07-10-2011 08:17 AM|
|VetMike||Beautiful! I am curious about where you think the error was? 1.5 miles is a long way off when 10 meters is considered satisfactory for a GPS. Do you think it was the Mexioan charts (many older charts are not accurate), the chartplotter or Goggle Earth? I am asking because there have been reports of grossly inaccurate position date from GPS.|
|05-01-2011 03:17 PM|
|zeehag||gooood pix, ty---solitary bird should be thereabouts soon.....|
|05-01-2011 09:40 AM|
Thanks for posting them.
|03-25-2011 01:04 AM|
|stefrrr||I was just looking at this place on Google earth! It's great to see some pictures to go along with it.|
|04-20-2010 11:45 AM|
Muy bonita! That looked like a great trip! Thanks for sharing it!
|03-06-2010 12:41 PM|
Originally Posted by smackdaddy View Post
|03-06-2010 12:09 PM|
|smackdaddy||Very cool seq. That place looks beautiful. Nice pics. And impressive boat and booby shot.|
|03-05-2010 04:39 PM|
Originally Posted by Faster View Post
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