Alien Panel Points?

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These are two pictures. First one shows the actual brass cap monument designating a National Geodetic Control Point. These points are benchmarks used by surveyors to establish horizontal and vertical control for aerial photography and topography. What’s really bizarre with this point is Picture No. 2 which shows a “Panel Point.” Typically these points are made up of four 5′ long … Read More

Mining Marble in Cochise County

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Alta Land Survey did an interesting survey recently in the Dos Cabeza Mountains above Fort Bowie in Arizona.  The site is above 7000 feet elevation. The miners are cutting out chunks of Marble as big as a car.  And exporting to Italy for processing and sale in Europe.