The Superior Express -

By Jeffrey P. Metzler
Legislative Intern 

Highlighting the Sixth Principle Meridian at Mahaska

 

February 6, 2020

As part of the Kansas Day Celebrations, Elaine Bowers, state senator, brought attention to a District 36 highlight: The Initial Point of the Sixth Principle Meridian, which is located in Senate District 36 near Mahaska, Kan. The Sixth Principle Meridian is a north-south line used to survey Kansas and Nebraska, along with parts of Colorado, South Dakota and Wyoming. The meridian, established in 1855, travels from the northern border of Nebraska down to the southern border of Kansas.

According to the Center for Land Use Interpretation, "Surveyors started where the 40th degree of latitude m...



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