This comprehensive discussion details the development of land survey systems in the United States over three centuries. The author fully covers past, present, and proposed land survey systems, tracing the evolution of standard procedures of the United States Public Land System from 1785 through the most recent revision of the Manual of Instructions in 1973 to the newest proposals for change.
Integrated in his account of the history of land data systems is an excellent discussion of important land survey principles. The author covers the proper methods for retracement surveys, for the subdivision of sections, and for writing correct metes and bounds descriptions.
With its liberal selection of illustrations and problems, its use of Sl units and the State Plane Coordinate System, this book offers a truly usable and informative explanation of the development of land survey systems in the United States.
Pulls together and analyzes significant features of government survey manuals12 public land retracement problems, 19 land description problems, 4 coordinate computation problems each with full solutions and discussionfull discussion on state coordinate systemssummarizes past, present, future proposed land data systemsintroduces Sl international units in relation to land descriptions.
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Book Description John Wiley & Sons Inc, 1978. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110471024929
Book Description John Wiley & Sons Inc. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0471024929 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0182094
Book Description John Wiley & Sons Inc, 1978. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0471024929