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Re: Road Scholar B

Postby Anapolis » March 12th, 2018, 12:18 pm

If the magnetic declination is 1.2 degrees west and the magnetic bearing is 38. What is the map bearing?
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Re: Road Scholar B

Postby Anomaly » March 12th, 2018, 12:23 pm

If the magnetic declination is 1.2 degrees west and the magnetic bearing is 38. What is the map bearing?
Correct me if I’m wrong, but don’t we need the cardinal directions with the bearing in order to calculate it (and you need the cardinal directions for it to be a bearing period, otherwise it’s an azimuth)
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Re: Road Scholar B

Postby Anapolis » March 12th, 2018, 12:26 pm

If the magnetic declination is 1.2 degrees west and the magnetic bearing is 38. What is the map bearing?
Correct me if I’m wrong, but don’t we need the cardinal directions with the bearing in order to calculate it (and you need the cardinal directions for it to be a bearing period, otherwise it’s an azimuth)
my bad how about N38E
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Re: Road Scholar B

Postby hippo9 » March 12th, 2018, 12:30 pm

If the magnetic declination is 1.2 degrees west and the magnetic bearing is 38. What is the map bearing?
Correct me if I’m wrong, but don’t we need the cardinal directions with the bearing in order to calculate it (and you need the cardinal directions for it to be a bearing period, otherwise it’s an azimuth)
my bad how about N38E
Sorry, I'm apparently oblivious, but what is magnetic bearing, because when I google it I just come up with magnetic ball bearings. Or did you just mean bearing?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnetic_bearing
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Re: Road Scholar B

Postby Anapolis » March 12th, 2018, 12:38 pm


Correct me if I’m wrong, but don’t we need the cardinal directions with the bearing in order to calculate it (and you need the cardinal directions for it to be a bearing period, otherwise it’s an azimuth)
my bad how about N38E
Sorry, I'm apparently oblivious, but what is magnetic bearing, because when I google it I just come up with magnetic ball bearings.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnetic_bearing
try searching up map magnetic bearing
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Re: Road Scholar B

Postby hippo9 » March 12th, 2018, 12:50 pm

my bad how about N38E
Sorry, I'm apparently oblivious, but what is magnetic bearing, because when I google it I just come up with magnetic ball bearings.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnetic_bearing
try searching up map magnetic bearing
N26.8E
N36.8E
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Re: Road Scholar B

Postby Anapolis » March 12th, 2018, 8:51 pm

Sorry, I'm apparently oblivious, but what is magnetic bearing, because when I google it I just come up with magnetic ball bearings.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnetic_bearing
try searching up map magnetic bearing
N26.8E
N36.8E
oof ok sorry im really dumb and bad at math lol ok
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road 19 (oof)
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crime 2/3
widi 2/6
wright stuff (lol only did invies)

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Re: Road Scholar B

Postby hippo9 » March 13th, 2018, 6:41 pm

1. How many sections are in one PLSS township?
2. The bearing S24W translates to what azimuth?
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Re: Road Scholar B

Postby dxu46 » March 13th, 2018, 6:43 pm

1. How many sections are in one PLSS township?
2. The bearing S24W translates to what azimuth?
1. 2196
2. 204 degrees

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Re: Road Scholar B

Postby hippo9 » March 13th, 2018, 6:48 pm

1. How many sections are in one PLSS township?
2. The bearing S24W translates to what azimuth?
1. 2196
2. 204 degrees
Your second answer is correct but since when is there more than 36 sections in one township?
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