- --- In ANEemail@example.com, "sam" <sam@...> wrote:
> David Nunes da Silva wrote:
> Thanks for these references. I've only used the Samaria survey
> summary form up to now, and lo and behold the real thing was onthe
> library shelf; it will be very useful in many ways.this:
> The site identification system in the Finkelstein uses tags like
> "17-17/91/01". Which means the 91st grid square in large map 17-17.
> Do you by any chance know how the grids are numbered? Are theythe
> numbered 0-99 or 1-100? Does the numbering start at the top or
> bottom, is it by rows or by columns, and within a row do thenumbers
> run right to left or left to right? If you happen to know thisit
> will save me some trouble - our map library does not seem to haveyour answer on pp. 14-15 in Volume I. It does NOT mean the 91st grid
> these 10km maps.
> Since you have the book available in your library, you will find
square in map 17-17, but rather site no. 1 within Palestine Grid map
reference 179 171.
>Here's the quotation from page 15: "The first group of numbers (e.g.
> Sam Wolff
17-17) refers to the number of the map in the Palestinian Grid system.
The second number, after the slash, gives the grid within the map"
But where does the grid 179 171 fall within the map 17-17? Near the
bottom or near the top? Is grid 179 171 further north than 178 172
or further south?
- thanks, David Nunes da Silva