🔎 🗺️ When reviewing maps, particularly in the western United States, you can sometimes just tell that there's a story behind the map.
Why is private tract surrounded by millions of acres of public land?
How does someone buy a ranch that large? How did it get put together?
The NYT and Business Insider article below tell a few of them. Enjoy!
Business Insider: “The 20 Biggest Landowners in America”