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Nice project - you do need to concentrate on what you are doing - the differences can be subtle between images. :)

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Dockside Cafe / Re: Signs of OW addiction ...
« on: August 16, 2017, 11:08:41 am »
Oh my gosh! What an epic story!  I hope you left the book back on the shelf Randi - or did you liberate it to your own library?  ;)

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Life in the Arctic and Antarctic / Re: Food
« on: August 14, 2017, 10:17:30 pm »
 ;D ;D ;D

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Dockside Cafe / Re: Another Word Game
« on: August 14, 2017, 01:57:34 pm »
but when you stop everything might go to (remove 'p' and mix)

pot

 :-\

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The Logs and FAQ / Re: Log Size Guestimations
« on: August 14, 2017, 01:55:18 pm »
Well, that is ending, but a new one is coming up :)

Yehhhhhh!  ;D

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The Logs and FAQ / Re: Log Size Guestimations
« on: August 13, 2017, 10:24:32 pm »
Seemed like an endless era stretched out before us when the US ships came along....  :)

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Dockside Cafe / Re: New OW rankings
« on: August 13, 2017, 10:23:15 pm »
 ;D ;D ;D ;) ;) ;D  Nice one Randi - Sylvia - better take this cake - the other one of H&P's is 106 years old and in a rusty tin in the Antarctic  :D

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Dockside Cafe / Re: New OW rankings
« on: August 13, 2017, 10:11:31 pm »
Congratulations lollia paolina!!


Well done to you and your flying fingers!

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Geographical Help / Re: Russian Place Names -- Discussion
« on: August 13, 2017, 09:49:18 pm »
Oh gosh! Wonderful work Mycroft and Sherlock, I mean d0cent and Randi :D

Linguistically b,p,v,m,n can all end up in quite a mix up. Certainly sells the idea to me - Plover, Plubber, Blubber etc  :D

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Dockside Cafe / Re: Dockside Gallery
« on: August 13, 2017, 09:03:52 pm »
Nice one hanibal!  ;D ;D ;D

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Life in the Arctic and Antarctic / Re: Food
« on: August 13, 2017, 12:01:52 pm »
Penguin stew  ::)  I imagine that a sweet slice of Huntley & Palmer's best fruitcake would go down very well after the main course  :P
Posted this on on PenguinWatch  :)

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Bear October 3rd 1914, at Unalaska.
The ship "Tahoma" foundered on a reef in water marked as very deep. It took about 4 days to rescue the crew and passengers and so...

'following members of crew and survivors Tahoma reported on board from U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship "Patterson" by direction Comd. Officer Bering Sea Fleet: - A Lipke, Electrician, 1st Cl., L. Hansen, Q. Mr., J. Krohn, coxswain, C. Stromberg, oiler, 2nd class, C. Carter, coal heaver, T. Flackety, fireman, E. Conn, fireman, E. Cann, fireman, O. Kydland, fireman, W. Pollock, seaman, J. Stokes, bugler, R. Mattson, seaman, L. Ostman, seaman, L. Johansen, seaman, C. Anderson, o.seaman, A.C. Cameron, ord.sea., H. Manguard, ord, sea., P. Cagswell, ord.sea., W. Grant, 2nd cl. buy, D. May, 1st cl. boy, F. Fukahana, cabin steward, and S. Victor, seaman, all of whom are to receive rations from general mess commencing 4th instant. Issued survivors necessary clothing and gave medical attention to those in need of same.'

And at this time they are still caring for one of the survivors of the loss of the Karluk: E. Chafe of Canadian Arctic Expedition.



Bear October 5th 1914, at Unalaska.

I'm trying to picture how the crew of the ex-Tahoma will use some of these since they no longer have things like a deck...  :-\

"Furnished crew of the "Tahoma" with 112lbs of soap, 10 galvanized iron buckets, 30 rolls of toilet paper, 5 yds #2canvas, 5 yds #5 canvas, 2 hand scrubbers, 1 deck scrubber, and 2 handles, 2 lamp burners and 3 lantern globes, 3 baking pans and two 5 gallon copper coffee pots."

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Geographical Help / Re: Russian Place Names -- Discussion
« on: August 12, 2017, 02:53:16 pm »
I should have looked further up this thread list shouldn't I? - I'm a twit.

At one point I found that the Cape Behring Lat and Long were those of Enmelen settlement.  :-\

Just for the fun of it:
At latitude 65.0 degrees one degree of longitude is 47175.51 metres, 175.8568-175.88523=0.02843 x 47175.51 = 1341.20 metres difference. :)




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Geographical Help / Re: Russian Place Names -- Discussion
« on: August 12, 2017, 12:43:23 pm »
Here's that May 15th Page from Wm Baylies 1899:

https://panoptes-uploads.zooniverse.org/production/subject_location/280a08d6-e464-46b0-ba6e-c80432026fcc.jpeg

There is certainly a Bay between those two points:

Bukhta Tkachen
Бухта Ткачен,特卡臣湾
4031484
H BAY bay
Russia RU ? Chukotka 15
64.47403, -172.81704

but I can't link up the name Blubber Bay - very frustrating :-/

For context, the following page is the one mentioning Cape Behring (May 18)

https://panoptes-uploads.zooniverse.org/production/subject_location/97688805-3513-44aa-bcc8-073fe54f3253.jpeg?_ga=2.82139102.951316470.1502500789-1449818388.1497958650

The coordinates I gave is the closest I could find, but I'm not sure if its the right place

This one (Cape Bering; Mys Beringa) was like pulling teeth - finally got it through a google translated page from Wikipaedia Russia:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cape_Bering 

'This article may be expanded with text translated from the corresponding article in Russian. (March 2017) Click [show] for important '
On the Wiki page click 'corresponding article', then ask google to translate. Here's an image of the page...



It all makes sense- they are 'patrolling' the southern Chukchi peninsula in the hope of finding whales. Still cannot track Blubber Bay. Though I did find an interesting mention that the people of St Lawrence Island (not far away at all) practiced a peculiar act of beating blubber to remove the oil, then using the remaining fibres/flesh for fabric. Sounds very water-proof, but don't go standing upwind of any polar bears.  :o

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Geographical Help / Re: Russian Place Names -- Discussion
« on: August 11, 2017, 09:04:54 pm »
Here's that May 15th Page from Wm Baylies 1899:

https://panoptes-uploads.zooniverse.org/production/subject_location/280a08d6-e464-46b0-ba6e-c80432026fcc.jpeg

There is certainly a Bay between those two points:

Bukhta Tkachen
Бухта Ткачен,特卡臣湾
4031484
H BAY bay
Russia RU ? Chukotka 15
64.47403, -172.81704

but I can't link up the name Blubber Bay - very frustrating :-/

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