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Fun show on the History Channel. I guess, I describe the cartography as refreshingly simple since there are no BigBoy logos in the lower right hand corner.

http://www.history.c...ing-on-the-edge

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Yeah I enjoyed watching that the other night.

Was glad to see that some people actually knew their geography.

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:angry: I thought only Auntie BBC had such draconic measures...
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I read the book about a year ago, and was a little taken aback to find no mention whatsoever of the Washington Meridian, so that the author suggests that boundaries of states such as Utah and Colorado were set relative to Greenwich. That made me a little suspicious of how well he had done his research.
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:angry: I thought only Auntie BBC had such draconic measures...


Yeah and they make you watch the advert first before telling you!!!

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:angry: I thought only Auntie BBC had such draconic measures...


Yeah and they make you watch the advert first before telling you!!!

And weirdly it's available in Canada - and there is no advert first.

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:angry: I thought only Auntie BBC had such draconic measures...


Yes the BBC has great content so a shame not always available oversees.




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