Tag: lost

Missing versus Lost

When I write about SAR I often use the terms “Missing” and “Lost” to describe the state of the people we are looking for. Did you know that I use these terms with a deliberate purpose? They mean something quite different. Someone

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On Getting Lost (Part 2): Corner and Edge Cases

First some definitions: missing is when someone you know can’t be found. Lost is when you can’t find yourself (you don’t know where you are). A missing person may not be lost. As I’ve mentioned before, there are several reasons

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On getting lost

The couple left their house to walk the dog in the late afternoon, a little later than they had intended. It was winter, and the day had got away from them, but the dog needed a walk. They began on

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