Sixth principal meridian

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from 6th Principal Meridian)
Jump to: navigation, search

The Sixth principal meridian extends from the baseline coincident with the north boundary of Kansas in latitude 40°N south through the state to its south boundary in latitude 37°N and north through Nebraska to the Missouri River and governs the surveys in Kansas and Nebraska; the surveys in Wyoming except those referred to the Wind River meridian and base line, which intersect in latitude 43°01′20″N and longitude 108°48′40″W from Greenwich; the surveys in Colorado except those projected from the New Mexico and Ute meridians the latter intersecting its baseline in latitude 39°06′40″N and longitude 108°33′20″W from Greenwich; and the surveys in South Dakota extended or to be extended over the tract embracing the Pine Ridge and Rosebud Indian Reservations.

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°00′7.07″N 97°22′9.08″W / 40.0019639°N 97.3691889°W / 40.0019639; -97.3691889