Our role is to provide access to those maps," explained Gary Thompson, head of the N.C. Geodetic Survey.
"We are not running any calculations."
understands Maggie Valley's conundrum.
"There are some stipulations in the law about what you measure from.
In each case you have to look at the conditions of the ridge to determine what the height is," Thompson
Nonetheless, as far as interpreting the ridge law, "we leave that up to the attorneys," Thompson
doesn't field many questions about the state ridge law.
thinks the last time it came up was five years ago, or even more.
"We don't get a lot of questions about it," Thompson