I haven't seen PT as a unit. Perhaps that's supposed to be Poles, or
perhaps an error for FT.
S42degree 50W is probably S42 degrees 50 minutes W.
A degree contains 60 minutes of arc and each minute of arc contains 60
seconds of arc.
42 degrees and 50 minutes is close to 43 degrees.
S42/50W; 760p; poles
S42/50W; 760f; feet
The general form for degrees, minutes, and seconds is
----- Original Message -----
From: "Myrna Crapo" <philip(a)gemstate.net>
Sent: Sunday, September 23, 2001 1:44 PM
Subject: [DMU] Entering Degrees
Can someone tell me how to enter the following
S42degree 50W, 760 PT.
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