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Old 2nd January 2019, 11:52
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I doubt you could have launched an aerial farm with your Oceanspan that would give a sufficiently narrow beam width.

(That would not have prevented MIMCO from marketing it as the Cosmospan)
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Old 2nd January 2019, 18:36
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Didn't Isambard Brunel launch a steam powered projectile to the moon, reports expected soon?

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Old 3rd January 2019, 09:33
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I daresay there's a few on here who have sailed pass this going up through the Sunda Strait. The sheer scale of the collapse is staggering, but then Anak Krakatau (Son of Krakatau) has been there before.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-46743362
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Old 3rd January 2019, 10:33
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.........and what about the Chinese, today 'On the dark side of the moon'?

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Pink Floyd did it first .
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Old 3rd January 2019, 12:26
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....I was waiting for that response,pity I couldn't have got a bet on somewhere!

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Old 3rd January 2019, 12:46
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Looks quieter on 30/12 than 2/1. Remember sailing past in early 70's. In those days 'The Pilot' was written with some style and I remember the entry included the more famous eruption finishing with "… and multitudes perished".

RIP the most recent multitude. Lucky us to be on less exciting geology.
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Old 3rd January 2019, 15:18
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Absolutely. Much as we may moan about our northern temperate climate and unpredictable weather …. geologically this is the place to live.
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