BLM dumps ‘experimental’ survey method on Alaska that will be costly for state, private property owners

State officials said Tuesday the new system will pass huge costs to the state and private landowners. They said GPS coordinates are considered temporary placeholders, and state or private landowners will ultimately be required to hire surveyors to install the legally defensible monuments identifying property boundaries.  “The savings being realized by BLM are simply passing the costs onto the state,” […]

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