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Unformatted text preview: did they all end up like they are now, and can we expect any more additions into Uncle Sams Union? To begin with, we must first look to the stars. Long before global positioning satellites (GPS) came in handy, land surveyors had to rely on the celestial heavens to navigate their way across our great land mass. Just like early sailors had to rely on the night lights, surveyors needed to know true north versus magnetic north. Magnetic compasses dont point you directly to the North Pole. Instead youre directed some 500 miles away. However some early surveyors neglected to take this into account. For example...
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- Spring '11