Crossing the line on Blackwater's backyard
September 2, 2008
With the Internet providing easy access to satellite maps, residents of Currituck County discover that some of Blackwater Worldwide's training facilities have crossed the line--the boundary line, that is.
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© September 2, 2008
Land surveyors and the people who hire them have all the more reason for diligence these days. Someone with a computer and Internet access just might be hovering overhead, as a recent discovery in northeastern North Carolina demonstrates.
While preparing for a battle against a proposed outlying landing field, residents in Currituck County noticed something unusual on the Navy's maps - some of Blackwater Worldwide's training facilities, said to be in adjacent Camden County, are actually in Currituck.
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