Have they found Amelia E's final resting place?

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    Interesting article.

    Earhart's Final Resting Place Believed Found : Discovery News

    Immie
     
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    i wonder if they will ever find any journals explaining what happened when and if they landed on the island.
     
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    Amelia sleeps with the fishes
     
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    Amelia is one of the great explorers. I have always admired her. One of the theories is that she and Noonan were captured by the Japanese and executed.
     
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    Amelia was a female aviator of nominal skills. It was her close appearance as a "Female Lindbergh" that got her the attention of newsreels and publicists. They even cut her hair to make her look more like Lindbergh

    She botched the final Pacific leg of her round the world trip and ended up killing herself and her navigator
     
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    What is the matter with you? You know as well as I do that she was abducted by aliens. ;)

    Really, though, what difference does what you just stated make? The intriguing part of the Earhart story is not whether or not she was a first class aviator, but, the mystery as to what actually happened to her.

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    Being a pilot I would have to lay the blame on her navigator.
     
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    I think it was defective instruments.
     
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    That one is popular too.
     
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    A sextant is pretty fool proof. They did not have "instruments" as we know them back then.
     

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