Re: [CALBIRDS] errata sheet for Rare Birds of California?
- Hey Ken and others,
I might be able to help you out: At least at the 200 mile limit, think
of the the arcs as belonging to the county that produces the arc.
Therefore the v's where the arcs meet are the county boundries. As you
get closer to shore the county lines should cross the contour line
Kudos to the Editors of Rare Birds of California to including this map
in this guide.
I posted a sketch of the map G-4 to the Yahoo groups webpage
It graphically describes what I so poorly tried to articulate with words
and Kimball: Orange county birders shouldn't cry too hard. Marin's got
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Ken Burton wrote:
> I don't know of any published errata, but I've been trying to figure[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
> out how to interpret Map 4 (page G-4) ever since I got the book. It's
> not at all intuitive. Can anyone explain it? Wouldn't it have made
> more sense to draw lines showing the county at-sea boundaries based on
> nearest points of land?
> I assume the northern boundary simply follows the state line and that
> anything to the north is closer to Oregon.
> Ken Burton
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Elias Elias"
> To: "Calbirds" <CALBIRDS@yahoogroups.com>
> Sent: Thursday, July 17, 2008 1:02 PM
> Subject: [CALBIRDS] errata sheet for Rare Birds of California?
>> Hi all,
>> Does anybody know of an errata sheet for /Rare Birds of California?
>> In case/ it hasn't been noticed yet, there is a typo on Page G-4 towards
>> the back. It appears that th/e contour /interval is 5 miles not the 10
>> miles stated.
>> //I wonder why the northern boundary of the state extends out to sea and
>> doesn't follow the closest point of land principle./
>> Elias Elias
>> HOME: 141 G Street Arcata, CA 95521
>> WORK: USDA Forest Service, Redwood Sciences Lab., Bird Monitoring Lab.,
>> 1700 Bayview Drive Arcata CA 95521
>> (559) 433-7254 walkie-talkie
>> My status <skype:eliasaelias?chat>
>> Get Skype <http://www.skype.com/go/download> and call me for free.
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