[time-nuts] The USCG really wants to bury Loran-C

Magnus Danielson magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org
Fri Apr 30 12:42:49 EDT 2010

On 04/30/2010 06:06 PM, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> Alaska's tallest structure has toppled to the ground in a controlled demolition using explosives.
> The 411m (1,350ft) Long Range Aids to Navigation (LORAN) tower on the Seward Peninsula was brought crashing down.
> The Coast Guard, who ordered the demolition, said the tower was deteriorating and at risk of collapse.
> http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/8653754.stm

If they didn't down it they would be liable to damages if someone or 
something got damaged it was certainly cheaper to down it in a ehm... 
controlled manor.

Besides, its a perfectly viable excuse to follow up on Bob's point... 
it's fun to blow things up. Just the footage indicates that they enjoyed 
setting the show up.


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