Letters: Correction Time
SUSAN STAMBERG, Host:
And another mistake, this time in direction. In his story last week about maps, NPR's Dan Charles concluded this way.
DAN CHARLES: SOUND BITE OF A BUZZER
STAMBERG: Dan, what happened?
CHARLES: I really don't know what happened. I got my letters and directions mixed up. After those letters came in, I went to this marvelous piece of software called Google-Earth, where you can plug in coordinates and go to that place. So I put in those wrong coordinates and we went swooping northward up toward Greenland. And I felt, as I looked at the screen, I felt myself disappearing into this vast expanse of snow and whiteness. And I ended up in the middle of Greenland, 7,000 feet up. It was disorienting and I felt very, very alone.
STAMBERG: NPR's Dan Charles.
(SOUNDBITE OF FRANK SINATRA SONG, WHERE ARE YOU)
FRANK SINATRA: Where are you? Where have you gone without me?
STAMBERG: And where are you? Send us your comments, your corrections. Here's how to do it. Find your computer. Then find npr.org. Click on Contact Us and please tell us where you live. Coordinates are not necessary, and how to pronounce your name. COST: $00.00
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