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Subject: APZ0002z17

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  • Motherjoanne by Motherjoanne

    Oh Boy, it looks like one of the birds climbed the camera mast for a close-up of the back of his head.

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  • kruseau by kruseau moderator

    what the ...? maybe he's standing on another penguin's shoulders 8-0

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    Or forgot he will be caught as flying!! 😮

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  • AvastMH by AvastMH moderator

    😄 PS - That is one really neap tide!

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  • kruseau by kruseau moderator

    isn't it a spring tide?

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  • AvastMH by AvastMH moderator

    Sorry kruseau - just found this one. Yep - you are right - got the wrong type of tide. And I work on OldWeather ! Sigh! How embarrassing!

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    Please, what do the 'neap tide' and 'spring tide' mean?

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  • AvastMH by AvastMH moderator

    Neap tide = one of two tides that occur at the first or last quarter of the moon when the tide-generating forces of the sun and

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  • AvastMH by AvastMH moderator

    moon oppose each other and produce the smallest rise and fall in tidal level. A spring tide is the opposite, and so you

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  • AvastMH by AvastMH moderator

    get the greatest generation of tidal forces when the moon and sun act together on the water levels.

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    Oh, I got it.. I couldn't translate the 'tide' word nor the 'neap'. It didn't give me any sense all together with the rest! Thank you 😃

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  • AvastMH by AvastMH moderator

    sorry the explanation was so many words! I should have said neap= pathetic tides, and spring = big, chunky tides 😄 I'm not sure quite

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  • AvastMH by AvastMH moderator

    why this tide seems so low but it does look very low. Oh well - I'm not a sailor...

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    NP, thank you!! 😃

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