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Old 02 April 2018, 07:30 PM
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Thompson is an engineering specialist, not a geography specialist.

I'm guessing that it was based on the idea that "South Pacific" is the warm, tropical islands part and "North Pacific" is the cold, arctic or near-arctic areas like the Aleutians.
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