bumpski - 11:02 am on Feb 6, 2010 (gmt 0)
In page navigation using "internal targets" or "bookmarks" is quite common for navigation within a page. These are certainly links which point to the same page. I wish Webmaster World would ad a # sign target to every posting. In that way we could all link to specific posts for references instead of pages.
Using descriptive text in the links makes perfect sense as an internal index list of a page's contents.
Perhaps Google is getting back to giving pages with LOTS of content higher rankings!
In this specific case trust could be significant. But the number one thing the makes a page rank highly in the long term is .....