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Old July 14th 18, 12:46 AM posted to alt.astronomy
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Default Earth is round - St Bede.

On Sunday, July 28, 2002 at 10:33:51 AM UTC-7, W K wrote:
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'Lo W K --

Have you seen this one?

http://www.bedesworld.co.uk/bede.htm


didn't see that one. Nice that it mentions the bit about lattitude and
shadows.

Makes you wonder whether it was common knowledge well before 1492.
(Any sailor that went a good distance northbound would have seen the round
earth effects)


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