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It is not necessary to include the day of the week (e.g. Friday) or to enter additions such as 'st, 'nd, 'rd, and 'th.Location
When entering latitude or longitude, the degree, minute and second symbols can be left out. North, South, East, and West can be transcribed as N, S, E, and W. Never add the cardinal direction if it is not in the log, and never correct the cardinal direction in the log.
It is not necessary to include details such as Latt by Obs
, Long by Chro
, and Latt by Calc
For example: 64 23 48 N
or 126 44 W
Please include place names. The science team prefers to have the place name without additional details.
If two locations are given (e.g., between Cape Seppins and Cape Thompson) make one entry with both names. However, entries like this are not very helpful. They are only important if no other location information is given.
No need to transcribe comments like at sea
Just in case you are interested...
Based on the latitude and longitude in the log, Cape Serdes is probably Mys Serdtse-Kamen'. See Russian Place Names -- ReferenceIce