FieldNotes … Maine Geodetic Survey

Thanks to Harry Nelson, Senior Geodesist and CORS Project Manager at the MaineDOT Property Office, today we have an article about marks placed by the Maine Geodetic Survey, a Civil Works Administration program.

As Harry notes, I have Maine Geodetic Survey Station data and diagrams available here.

The article below is excerpted from FieldNotes … The Monthly Newsletter of the Maine Society of Land Surveyors, September 2022. The full issue is linked below, as is another recent issue. All items are posted with permission.

Sources of Overlooked Control
Sources of Overlooked Control

FieldNotes… The Monthly Newsletter of the Maine Society of Land Surveyors. Volume 29: Number 6; June, 2022

FieldNotes… The Monthly Newsletter of the Maine Society of Land Surveyors. Volume 29: Number 8; September, 2022

Articles about Airway Beacons and Arrows

I was recently contacted by Angela Minor, a freelance journalist who has taken an interest in airway beacons and arrows. In this post, I’ve featured some of her recent work on the topic.

Angela is planning to write another article and would like to speak with other airway beacon enthusiasts, so if you would like to contribute, please contact me!

Point of View

ORIGINALS MINI MYSTERY ARTICLE
by Angela Minor

Hiding in plain sight, massive arrows—about fifty to seventy feet long and made of concrete—lie across the country, slowly succumbing to the ravages of time.

Originally published in Oklahoma Today Magazine


Strange Arrows Upon the Land

FEATURE ARTICLE
by Angela Minor

They’re oftentimes visible only from the sky. They point in seemingly random directions. They’re about 70 feet long and made of deeply sun-bleached concrete. What are they?

Originally published in Blue Ridge Country Magazine