Doin yer own fact checking .. and checking out the sKeptitard from FourX land
Here's the reality....
In 1842 the "Isle of the Dead" in SE Tasmania was selected for the site of a "Mean Sea Level" reference mark by Capt. James Clark Ross.
Today this mark can clearly be seen 35 cm ABOVE the current mean sea level.
But who is .. skeptical(sic)science.com ?
since some of the posters here are stupid enough to use it as reference to "argue from authority"
John Cook is skeptical(sic) science (pity he can't spell it correctly as literate most Australian's can) set it up.
He is the "Climate Communication Fellow for the Global Change Institute"
(a grant seeking wonk from a pro-Labor Party pressure group).
He went to James Cook Uni, a former third rate CAE (polytechnic) in the intellectually competitive north queensland town of Townsville,
no indication at all of what he studied ?? sociology or media studies is my guess