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July 20, 2009

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Jesse Mcgraw

Well, I'm not really surprised that the surveyors who made that map used different methods and that it resulted in a few inconsistencies. The instruments they used were probably not advanced enough to make accurate measurements. They were possibly hired one by one and not as a group with a fixed system. That might explain why the surveyors had varying levels of effort and accuracy, like what was said in the caveats. But all maps have got to start somewhere, right? So we should still give credit to them.

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