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Old 01-15-2016, 10:22 AM   #9
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Originally Posted by koliver View Post
Not the first missing exposed rock in the gulf islands. Also missing from CHS charts is a drying reef 100 yards due north of the top end of Walker Hook, Saltspring Island.
You're right and it is not confined to the Gulf Islands. Never recorded information is why we need not become complacent and why local knowledge is often critical. Missing or dropping already recorded data, for whatever reason, reinforces the dangers of total (and sole) reliance on electronics.
Originally Posted by BandB
No, it really doesn't do that. Paper charts have their errors too. What it clearly demonstrates is the need for more than one set of charts to serve as a check on each other.
That was my point in saying it "demonstrates the need for continued use of proper paper charts."
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