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Flashcards in Chapter 10: Legal Descriptions (FITB) Deck (15):
1

The most accurate method of legally describing property is the ____ ____ ____ method.

metes and bounds

2

The oldest and least accurate method of legally describing property is the ____ method.

monuments

3

The initial reference point in a metes and bounds legal description is the ____, then the ____ ____ ____.

monument, then the point of beginning

4

If a metes and bounds description returns exactly to the original starting point, it is called a ____.

closing

5

The area of land lying between a line running east and west and a line lying either north or south and running parallel to it is called a ____.

tier

6

A township is ____ miles square and contains ____ square miles.

6, 36

7

A section is ____ mile square and contains ____ square mile.

1, 1

8

There are ____ square feed in an acre.

43,560

9

There are ____ feet in a mile.

5,280

10

There are ____ acres in a section.

640

11

The area of land running north and south formed by two meridians is called a ____.

range

12

The rectangular survey system of property identification begins at a point in ____.

Tallahassee

13

Properties located in subdivided areas are usually described using the ____ method.

plat

14

A township identified as T25S, R18E would like ____ of T24S, R18E.

south

15

Section 13 is ____ of Section 12.

south

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