GDG- Red River and ISusquehanna River

John Lawrence jlawrence at kc.rr.com
Wed Jan 25 20:31:35 CST 2012


Twenty miles inland with huge fish bring pushed up at a current of fifteen knots?

Regards,
Jack

What dies the Susquehanna do?
L






CWMHTours at aol.com wrote:

>Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
>Actually at high tide the Potomac runs backwards.
> 
>A  Loyal Neo-Anti Unionist,
>Peter  
>
> 
>In a message dated 1/25/2012 7:21:44 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,  
>jlawrence at kc.rr.com writes:
>
>Esteemed  GDG Member Contributes:
>Actually, there is a tidal bore in Montcon, NB  where a tidal bore off the 
>Bay of  Fundy actually does cause the river to  run backwards.
>We saw it about twelve years  ago.
>
>Regards,
>Jack
>
>CWMHTours at aol.com  wrote:
>
>>Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
>>George-
>>  
>>My Esteemed Friend-
>> 
>>I think you and Jack are fun to  watch.
>> 
>>And did you know that his rivers flow  backwards?
>> 
>>I think that'ws way cool.
>> 
>>A   Loyal Neo-Anti Unionist,
>>Peter  
>>
>> 
>>In a  message dated 1/25/2012 2:08:42 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,   
>>georgeconnell at me.com writes:
>>
>>Esteemed  GDG Member  Contributes:
>>Jack drives me nuts, but in a good   way!
>>
>>Regards,
>>
>>George
>>
>>On Jan 25,  2012, at 12:31 PM, Jeff  Burk <jlb4tlb at yahoo.com>  wrote:
>>
>>> Esteemed GDG Member  Contributes:
>>>  right you are you are George,  Its real sad when you  show a person  a 
>map 
>>proving your point and still said person doesn't give   up.  
>>>  
>>>  
>>>  
>>>   Namaste
>>>  
>>> Jeff  Burk
>>> 
>>> 
>>>>   ________________________________
>>>> From: George Connell   <georgeconnell at me.com>
>>>> To: GDG  <gettysburg at arthes.com>  
>>>> Sent: Wednesday, January  25, 2012 9:20 AM
>>>> Subject:  Re: GDG- Red River and  ISusquehanna River
>>>> 
>>>> Esteemed  GDG Member  Contributes:
>>>> This may be the silliest conversation yet   in this esteemed group, but 
>I 
>>have to say Jack is a fighter. The words  "I am  wrong" will never pass 
>his 
>>lips. We should all just give  up now!
>>>>  
>>>> Regards,
>>>>  
>>>> George
>>>> 
>>>>  On Jan 25,  2012, at 12:34 AM, John Lawrence <jlawrence at kc.rr.com>   
>>wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Esteemed GDG Member   Contributes:
>>>>> And it goes east
>>>>>  
>>>>>  Am I.  The only one who sees the irony in  defending Bobby Lee by 
>>defining  the course of the  Susquehanna?
>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>   Jack
>>>>> 
>>>>> Jeff Burk  <jlb4tlb at yahoo.com>  wrote:
>>>>>  
>>>>>> Esteemed GDG Member   Contributes:
>>>>>> You can always find a bend in a river  to  prove what you say.  But 
>you 
>>are wrong.  Here is a  map showing the  path of the river please show me a 
>>e-w flow  below  Harrisburg.
>>>>>>    
>>>>>>   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Susq.png
>>>>>>   
>>>>>>   Namaste
>>>>>>   
>>>>>> Jeff Burk
>>>>>>  
>>>>>>  
>>>>>>>   ________________________________
>>>>>>> From: Jack  Lawrence  <jlawrence at kc.rr.com>
>>>>>>> To:  GDG  <gettysburg at arthes.com> 
>>>>>>> Sent:  Wednesday,  January 25, 2012 12:10 AM
>>>>>>>  Subject: GDG- Red River and  ISusquehanna  River
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Esteemed   GDG Member Contributes:
>>>>>>> I was in Fargo a few years  ago  in a small building that had only 
>one 
>>conference  room.
>>>>>>>  So when one side had to present their  case the other side had to 
>go 
>>out back  and sit at a picknik  table.
>>>>>>> It wasn't bad. We are  sitting in July  on the banks of the Red 
>River 
>>(obviously not the  Texas/Oklahoma  one) watching the folks swim on the 
>>Minnesota side. At that   point, the Red River flows south to north as it 
>is in 
>>the Hudson Bay  watershed  (as are the Tetons). It turned out to be a 
>pleasant  
>>afternoon. The point is  that the locals (as all of we locals are  want 
>when 
>>out of towners are around)  were more than happy to  talk about the locale.
>>>>>>> They  pointed out,  (even the bad guys) that the Red River was the 
>>only south to   north river in the country.
>>>>>>> I pointed out that  the  Tennesse River flows north to south from 
>>Nashville along  Waldens Ridge to  Chattanooga, where it flows east to 
>west to  
>>below Memphis until it flows NORTH  to the Mississippi. So, I  said, the 
>>Tennesee flows NORTH  also.
>>>>>>>  No, they said. A rivers course is determined by  the direction of 
>the  
>>flow from the headwaters to where it empties. The  Tennesee river  flows 
>>east to west.
>>>>>>> A couple of  years  later I ran into a geographer on another issue 
>who 
>>told me  they were  correct.
>>>>>>>  
>>>>>>> So the Susquehanna  flows east to  west.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>   Harrisburg may be east of the river, but it is on the north   bank.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> And when I  drive from  Gettysburg to pick up a game at the 
>>Meadowlands, I go  north, and somewhere in  there I cross the river before 
>I head  east.
>>>>>>> This is  not to patronize  anyone.
>>>>>>> Now that we have cleared that  up,  Bill, what do you think Lee was 
>>going to do with those two shot up  corp up  north, could and tired and 
>all 
>>alone? Still 500 miles  away from  home?
>>>>>>>  
>>>>>>>  regards,
>>>>>>>  
>>>>>>>  jack
>>>>>>> -----  Original Message ----- From: "William  Richardson"  
>><general.jackson at yahoo.com>
>>>>>>>  To:  "GDG" <gettysburg at arthes.com>
>>>>>>>  Sent: Tuesday,  January 24, 2012 10:36 PM
>>>>>>>  Subject: Re: GDG-  ISusquehanna River
>>>>>>>  
>>>>>>>  
>>>>>>>> Esteemed  GDG Member  Contributes:
>>>>>>>>  
>>>>>>>>  
>>>>>>>> From:  Jeff Burk  <jlb4tlb at yahoo.com>
>>>>>>>> To:  GDG  <gettysburg at arthes.com>
>>>>>>>> Sent:  Tuesday,  January 24, 2012 10:33 PM
>>>>>>>>  Subject: Re: GDG-  ISusquehanna River
>>>>>>>>  
>>>>>>>>  Esteemed GDG Member  Contributes:
>>>>>>>> Jack, you are  holding the  map sideways, the Sus, flows almost 
>flat 
>>out   N-S
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>   
>>>>>>>> Namaste
>>>>>>>>   
>>>>>>>> Jeff  Burk
>>>>>>>>   
>>>>>>>>   
>>---------------------------------------------------------------------------
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>>----------------------------------------
>>>>>>>>   
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> No, now  leave Jack  alone he is as RIGHT about this as he is with  
>>everything else. Surely ole Jack  can't be wrong.  :)
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>   Respectfully,
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>  William  Richardson
>>>>>>>> Mount Gilead,  North  Carolina
>>>>>>>>  
>>>>>>>>  
>>>>>>>>  Pro-Excuser: People who can’t understand how The  Confederate 
>States  
>>Of America, out-manned, and under supplied, could kick  their  butts for 
>>four long years. Who resort to all kinds of finger  pointing  and avenues 
>of  
>>denial.
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