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On this topographic map, a benchmark is indicated with a small triangle just northeast of the hilltop.

Locating benchmarks

Geocaching makes for great GPS practice
November 07 at 3:51pm

The Circle Rigs

Out of Belle Pass and South Pass
June 08 at 9:00am
Harmonic tide monitoring stations like these are the latest and greatest tide readers.

Tides in Louisiana

New technology offers better-than-ever data
May 08 at 9:00am
The author’s primitive Lutcher camp site.

Info on the old Lutcher Moore GMA

Public area is now Clear Creek WMA
April 08 at 9:00am
Keep the accompanying list of GPS-related items handy for future reference.

Defining common GPS terms

Words and acronyms all boaters should know
March 07 at 4:10pm
Game species hunted at the former Saline WMA and now Dewey Wills WMA are deer, squirrels, rabbits, raccoon, turkey and waterfowl.

Saline WMA is now Dewey Wills

More about this public deer mecca
February 01 at 7:00am
A handheld GPS unit aboard an in-flight plane. Note the speed and altitude. WAAS signals are being implemented because of aircraft navitation needs.

DGPS vs. WAAS: What is better in a GPS?

December 08, 2016 at 9:00am
Mark your home by walking out your front door and using a GPS.

Use your GPS for marking an SOS location

November 08, 2016 at 9:00am