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A Method of Traversing Roads

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Under the necessity of preparing usable working maps for forest protective nnits not covered by U.S. Geological Survey maps, the California State Division of Forestry has been making its own maps using available road network as the master control. The search for a rapid and reasonably accurate method of traversing roads led to adoption of the technique described, by which as much as 20 miles of unfamiliar winding road may be traversed in one day.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Forest Technician, California State Division of Forestry

Publication date: February 1, 1935

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  • The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.
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