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Problem of the Week: July 18

July 18, 2011
Problem of the Week: Manual of Instructions

The Manual of Surveying Instructions for public lands has been published in profoundly different versions periodically since 1851. Which of the following dates corresponds to the version of the Manual now in force?

(A) 1930

(B) 1947

(C) 1972

(D) 1973

The answer is (D).

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