dxu46
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Welcome to the 2019 Road Scholar Question Marathon!!!
Question: Convert 82 degrees into a bearing.

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Welcome to the 2019 Road Scholar Question Marathon!!!
Question: Convert 82 degrees into a bearing.
`82 degrees Northeast?`
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dxu46
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Welcome to the 2019 Road Scholar Question Marathon!!!
Question: Convert 82 degrees into a bearing.
`82 degrees Northeast?`
North 82 degrees East, but it's fine, your turn

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Welcome to the 2019 Road Scholar Question Marathon!!!
Question: Convert 82 degrees into a bearing.
`82 degrees Northeast?`
North 82 degrees East, but it's fine, your turn
shhhh its been a while
1. How many states use the PLSS system?
2. Which states do not use it?
3. What is an example of another system used instead of PLSS?
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dxu46
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`82 degrees Northeast?`
North 82 degrees East, but it's fine, your turn
shhhh its been a while
1. How many states use the PLSS system?
2. Which states do not use it?
3. What is an example of another system used instead of PLSS?
1. A lot (theres no way we're gonna have to know all)
2. A lot (i.e. Kentucky)
3. Metes & Bounds

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shhhh its been a while
1. How many states use the PLSS system?
2. Which states do not use it?
3. What is an example of another system used instead of PLSS?
1. A lot (theres no way we're gonna have to know all)
2. A lot (i.e. Kentucky)
3. Metes & Bounds
1. I was looking for the exact number of states, which is thirty
2. 20 states do not use it, don't just say "a lot"
3. Correct
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dxu46
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```General Knowledge:
1. How many sections are in one township/range?
2. What does UTM stand for?
3. Why are topo maps rectangular instead of squared?```

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```General Knowledge:
1. How many sections are in one township/range?
2. What does UTM stand for?
3. Why are topo maps rectangular instead of squared?```
```1. uhhh 36?
2. Universal Transverse Mercator (or something like that)
3. Does it have something to do with how latitude and longitude isn't a rectangular grid system like UTM? (like 1 degree of latitude by 1 degree of longitude will differ depending on where you are?)```
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dxu46
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```General Knowledge:
1. How many sections are in one township/range?
2. What does UTM stand for?
3. Why are topo maps rectangular instead of squared?```
```1. uhhh 36?
2. Universal Transverse Mercator (or something like that)
3. Does it have something to do with how latitude and longitude isn't a rectangular grid system like UTM? (like 1 degree of latitude by 1 degree of longitude will differ depending on where you are?)```
Fair enough, for 3 I was expecting something like lat/long are only equal at the equator due to the spherical shape of the earth, but it's fine.

dxu46
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```General Knowledge:
1. How many sections are in one township/range?
2. What does UTM stand for?
3. Why are topo maps rectangular instead of squared?```
```1. uhhh 36?
2. Universal Transverse Mercator (or something like that)
3. Does it have something to do with how latitude and longitude isn't a rectangular grid system like UTM? (like 1 degree of latitude by 1 degree of longitude will differ depending on where you are?)```
Fair enough, for 3 I was expecting something like lat/long are only equal at the equator due to the spherical shape of the earth, but it's fine.
Can you post the next question?