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Published: Thursday, Nov. 29 2012 8:45 p.m. MST

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Farmington, UT

This is interesting because recent surveys have said that the monument isn't really at the four corners, but is over a mile off. (Like the fact that the Statue of Liberty is really in New Jersey, not New York.)

I once asked a Native American there that was from Idaho how he was able to sell on the Navajo Nation since he was from a different tribe and he said "I married into it." "Sounds like a good way" I responded. "That's the only way" he replied. Then we both had a good laugh.

Everyone ought to experience Four Corners at least once in their life time.

Bountiful, UT


Legally, the Monument is at the correct location of Four Corners. The surveys back in the 1800s are obviously not as accurate as to today's surveying methods including GPS. Those 1800s surveys are what legally denote the boundary's of each state. Current technology does not legally change that location even though the original intended location is actually about 2.5 miles east of the Four Corners Monument.

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