From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul> Date: Tue, 4 Jan 2011 15:36:19 -0400 Archived: Tue, 04 Jan 2011 16:57:03 -0500 Subject: Re: Those 'Canals' On Mars >From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul> >To: <post.nul> >Date: Tue, 4 Jan 2011 11:29:00 -0600 >Subject: Re: Those 'Canals' On Mars >>From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul> >>To: <post.nul> >>Date: Tue, 4 Jan 2011 12:22:41 -0400 >>Subject: Re: Those 'Canals' On Mars >>>From: Ole Henningsen <oleh.nul> >>>To: <post.nul>, >>>Date: Mon, 3 Jan 2011 16:25:52 +0100 >>>Subject: Re: Those 'Canals' On Mars >>>>From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul> >>>>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <post.nul> >>>>Date: Mon, 3 Jan 2011 05:02:13 -0000 >>>>Subject: Those 'Canals' On Mars ><snip> >>>>It suddenly struck me that, from photographic evidence, Mars has >>>>an extremely changeable surface, even viewed over recent years. ><snip> >>>>could mean that when Schiaparelli and Lowell were observing >>>>there _were_ visible networks on the surface of Mars. >>It is doubtful that Schiaparelli saw much detail through his >>telescope but he was right; there are canali on Mars >>(Schiaparelli was misquoted) but it was probably a lucky guess >>on his part. Canali means channels in English not canals. >>Channels do not have to have water in them. >Hi, Don, >Canali translates into English as either channels or canals. >Schiaparelli was not misquoted here. How do we know that, Jerry? Not that it is a big issue but then again Lowell ran with it. For years I read that the translation was misunderstood and that canals came from channels (canali). For example, the canals in Venice, are they translated into canali in Italian? Don Ledger Listen to 'Strange Days... Indeed' - The PodCast At: http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/sdi/program/ These contents above are copyright of the author and UFO UpDates - Toronto. They may not be reproduced without the express permission of both parties and are intended for educational use only.
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