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Re: OT: sponge burning!

Ron Johnson wrote:

> On 02/27/07 18:01, Paul Johnson wrote:
>> Ron Johnson wrote:
>>> On 02/26/07 18:27, Paul Johnson wrote:
>>>> Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
>>>>> On Mon, Feb 26, 2007 at 01:39:40PM -0800, Steve Lamb wrote:
>>>>>> Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
>>> [snip]
>>>> Opening another can of worms, it seems like everyone would be a lot
>>>> better
>>>> off if New Orleans was rebuilt further inland.  "But it has all this
>>>> history!"  So what!  So did most Alaskan villages and towns prior to
>>>> the
>>> They are.  It's called Baton Rouge.
>>> But then, the area where N.O. stands is a much better port that
>>> Baton Rouge, which is 90 mile upriver, and having a *large* port at
>>> the mouth of the continent's largest river is advantageous to everyone.
>> So put the port there and the city elsewhere.  Kind of like how they do
>> it
>> in Alaska.  Nobody lives in Prudhoe Bay, everybody lives four miles south
>> on higher ground in Deadhorse...
> You really need to look at a map before spouting off.

I did.  Where are you getting that I'm wrong on my geography on that one?

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