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If the magnetic declination is 1.2 degrees west and the magnetic bearing is 38. What is the map bearing?
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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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Anapolis
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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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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)
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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Anapolis
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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)
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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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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Anapolis
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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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1. How many sections are in one PLSS township?
2. The bearing S24W translates to what azimuth?
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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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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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