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Phil Stooke
post Jan 30 2020, 10:10 PM
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Glurk! Another name glitch. This time it's Rannoch Moore, which I feel compelled to correct to Rannoch Moor. Please don't tell me there's somebody called Rannoch Moore out there (maybe related to that well-known family the Yorkshire Moores). Anyhoo, here's my map update to sol 2658, a great location on the slope of the Greenheugh Pediment.

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post Jan 30 2020, 10:56 PM
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Perhaps we just have to get used to this. The map of America itself is strewn with mis-spellings, not to mention mispronunciatons. To give them the benefit of the doubt perhaps Rannoch was Patrick's great auntie.

Even when the names are from Scotland there are plenty I don't recognise and so couldn't correct. In other parts of the world like Namibia or Mongolia it's quite likely nobody would point out the errors.
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post Feb 1 2020, 02:44 PM
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Update to sol 2661. Curiosity is now very close to Greenheugh Pediment.
Fernando

Attached File  The_Martian_Way_MSL_Curiosity_Sol_2661_2020JAN31.kmz ( 775.1K ) Number of downloads: 67

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Phil Stooke
post Feb 3 2020, 12:18 AM
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Thanks, Nogal, It's great to have the kmz view of this.

Here's my map - the last bit of the route will need a bit of adjusting.

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post Feb 4 2020, 12:39 AM
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Phil,
Much appreciated. I am happy the route map is useful. To create it I benefit from your work as well.
I am all for collaboration, the whole can be greater than the sum of the parts.
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post Feb 6 2020, 12:30 AM
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Update to sol 2664, moving to the hoped-for drill site. We will probably be here for quite a while.

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