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A Survey is:

the process by which boundaries are measured calculating the dimensions and area to determine the exact location of a piece of land

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Metes & Bounds:

relies on property's physical features to determine boundaries and measurements of the parcel

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POB is:

point of beginning; reference to starting point in metes & bounds method

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Rectangular (government) system is:

using meridian lines (north/south) and base lines (east/west)

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Township & Range lines

Township lines = east/west 6 miles apart --- Range lines north/south 6 miles apart

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township squares are

where township and range lines intersect, 36 square miles

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Township squares divided into:

36 sections 1 sq mile each. sections can be divided into halves and quarters

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fractional sections are;

oversized or undersized sections

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lot and block method is:

uses lot and block numbers referred to in a plat map filed in public records of county

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A survey states:

the property's legal description

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a survey sketch states:

the location and dimensions of the parcel

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a spot survey states:

the location, size, and shape of buildings on the lot

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a Datum is:

point, line, or surface from which elevations are measured or indicated