Cessna 310, wonderful web site for the aviation buff.
you can navigate forward or back for more info. Imagine Matt sneaking around the crusher and shop building.
Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain
First National Military Park — 1890. Good tipping point for a war or Matt’s decisions.
click on #5 — Alligator Reef, then check out pictures — great site, excellent pictures.
More info and pictures of the light.
This was the dive Matt and Mr. Vega made.
Read this and you’ll never drop an anchor on coral.
A force worth knowing about.
Interesting technology and wonderful idea — we can conquor our energy problems if we want to. Too few are making too much from too many.
Bahamas — including tide info.
Good Bahama web site — shows islands with options for more information.
The Moon and tides
good info re tides. Most boaters read this material after they go aground. Snorkelers get interested after they cut the hell out of themselves trying to swim in 2 feet of ebbing tide over horn coral.
The earth rotates — the moon is over an earth point once in 25 hours. Its draw causes high and low tides every 12 1/2 hours. Not the same as the 27 day orbit of the moon around the earth. The orbit change makes the high and lows vary by 50 minutes per day. The sun, seasons and topography also change tides. Use charts.
Webb’s villa, beautiful, you can rent it for $2300 to $3500/week, w/o gangsters attacking.
A wonderful WEB site showing the island and the efforts of his owner.
See: www.photosearch.com # 419751
For a great aerial picture of the rugged island.
a fine source of information and to meet people dedicated to appreciating and preserving our shipping heritage
Perfectly not clear…
Law of Salvage and Law of Finds
Too bad that all these law makers hadn’t gone down with the
Read about Mel Fisher and the Atocha– page 96.
David Swayze- expert on Great Lakes wrecks.
A very friendly, dedicated, and knowledgeable man: not a nerd at all…
82 footer — Point Class
Beautiful ship- a shame to burn and sink it!
Lots of time and effort to find this information and government site- (free)
The Ojibwe call the lake Gichigami, meaning “big water.” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow wrote the name as “Gitche Gumee” in The Song of Hiawatha.
Cold water diving
Mix gas diving
Books- read a lot or you’re in trouble.
Nuclear Waste Disposal
Holiday Isle on Islamorada
Good pictures of the Tiki Bar and the Marina. One of only a few motels with a good walk-out beach area in the Keys. This was where the Reefer was moored.
Dry Tortugas National_Park
National Park, jumping off harbor for the Reefer’s run south to Mexico.
Times of June 6, 2010
Info on Cancun and its state — Quintana Roo. Governor arrested for drug trafficking. You can’t functionalize a more lawless place… New news reports continue bloody tales of gang actions.
Official Mexican Customs and Immigration information
You should read some of the comments from yacht travelers… “Clearing in — not for the faint of heart.” Tequila is the only answer!
List of Mexico’s 37 most-wanted drug lords
Pick up a few Million US Dollars, find one of these men! I made up Momo — carefully…
Everything you need to know about the remarkable FN Five-seven semiautomatic.
The Meaning of Islam: http://wiliislam.net/wiki/The_Meaning_of_Islam. A very worthy article. The triconsonantal root, SLM, used in the words, Muslim and Islam, are key to many Arabic words. SLM means, “Submission.”
The Religion of Peace, http://www.thereligionofpeace.com/quran/023-violence.htm , this isn’t popular at the mosque!
Polonium 210 has rich coverage: Death by Polonium-210 by Doctors McFee and Leikin documents the death of Soviet spy Alexander Litvinenko. Al Jazeera has an article on Yasser Arafat’s poisoning. A good scientific summary on the deadly material is at:
The machine gun used in the novel is the FN P90. It is hard to describe, but very well documented at: