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  • The retired UA geosciences professor checks the trail against a computer map. He's modest about his efforts to map an estimated 5,000 miles of trails. "What I'm doing is a teeny, tiny Band-Aid," he says.
  • Mapping the Border
  • The retired UA geosciences professor checks the trail...
  • Jay Rochlin
  • Oct 4, 2007
  • McCullough enters his new data onto his computer when he gets home to Tucson. He'll print out maps of the trails and distribute them to activists trying to save desert crossers' lives. The migrant routes shift constantly in response to Border Patrol arrests. "It's Darwinism," says the retired scientist.
  • Mapping the Border
  • McCullough enters his new data onto his computer...
  • Jay Rochlin
  • Oct 4, 2007
  • McCullough plots "waypoints" on his GPS unit every 300 feet along the trail. During his geology days at the university, he used a compass in the field, but the sensitive new GPS beats the old equipment hands down, he says.
  • Mapping the Border
  • McCullough plots "waypoints" on his GPS unit every...
  • Jay Rochlin
  • Oct 4, 2007

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