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Boy Scout Jamboree – Australia

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From December 20, 1955 to January 30, 1956, I was privileged to enjoy the adventure of a lifetime as one of the six scouts and two leaders chosen to represent Canada for the first time at the Pan-Pacific Jamboree at Clifford Park near Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The Jamboree officially opened December 30, 1955 and officially […]

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Flying Times and Altitudes

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Vancouver to Honolulu – 11 hours @ 10,000′ Honolulu to Fiji – 13 hours @ 12,000′ Fiji to Aukland – 5 hours @ 13,500′ Aukland to Sydney – 2 hours @ 8,000′ [Didn’t record times on the way back] Sydney to Aukland @ 19.000′ Aukland to Fiji @ 16,500′ Fiji to Canton Island @ 11,000′ […]

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