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14. The reference to the catastrophe at Scilly (lines 45–47)
is used to illustrate the point made in the passage that:

  • F. charts and compasses were poorly made in the
    1700s.

  • G. England more than other countries stood to gain
    from a solution to the problem of determining longitude.

  • H. captains were contributing to the problem of lost
    lives by resisting a solution to the problem of
    determining longitude.

  • J. Harrison’s accomplishments addressed shortcomings
    of navigation whose consequences were vast
    in scale.