Click on page icon to navigate Manual of Surveying Instructions, 1973 Contents Chapter III  The System of Rectangular Surveys     (31) Chapter IV  Monumentation (41) Chapter II  Methods of Survey Chapter I  The General Plan Chapter V  Restoration of Lost  Obliterated Corners (51 to 53) The Manual     (11 to 18) The Public Lands   (19 to 115) Laws Relating to Surveys   (116 to 119) General Rules (120 to 121) Organization (122) Public Land States     (123) Distance Measurement          (21 to 27) Photogrammetry           (28 to 216) The Direction of Lines  (217 to 252) The Geodesy of LargeScale Cadastral Surveys (274 to 283) Chapter VI  Resurveys Chapter VII  Special Surveys and Instructions Chapter VIII  Field Notes Chapter IX  Plats Chapter X  Mineral Surveys General Scheme   (32 to 35) Initial Points  (36 to 37) Principal Meridian  (38 to 39) Base line              (310 to 311) Standard Parallels  (312 to 313) Guide Meridians  (314 to 316) Township Exteriors  (317 to 346) Subdivision of Townships  (347 to 373) Subdivision of Sections  (374 to 392) Survey of Parts of Sections  (393 to 396) Fractional Townships (397 to 399) Extension and Completion Surveys  (3100 to 3114) Meandering (3115 to 3123) Limits of Closure (3124) Marking Lines Between Corners (3125) Summary of Objects to be Noted (3126) Legal Significance of the Monument (42 to 43) General Requirements (44 to 46) Corner Material  (47 to 48) Construction of Monuments (49 to 414) SpecialPurpose Monuments (415 to 419) System of Marking (420 to 422) Marks on Corner Monuments  (423 to 481) Marks on SpecialPurpose Monuments (482) Corner Accessories (483 to 496) Arrangement and Marking of Corner Acc. (497 to 4114) Identification of Existent Corners (54 to 519) The Restoration of Lost Corners (520 to 547) The Nature of Resurveys (61 to 68) Jurisdiction  (69 to     610) Limit of Authority of Surveyor (611) Bona Fide Rights of Claimants (612 to 618) General Field Methods 619 to 624) The Dependent Resurvey (625 to 632) The Independent Resurvey (633 to 656) Special Instructions  (71 to 73) Special Surveys (74 to 745) Special SurveysWater Boundaries (746 to    794) Swamp and Overflowed Lands (795 to 799) Soil Classification (7100 to 7104) Purpose and Style (81 to 86) Titles (87 to 88) Index (89) Headings (810) Abbreviations (811) The Detailed FieldNote Record (812 to 818) Specimen Field Notes (819 to 821) The Importance of the Plat (91 to 95) Plat Requirements (96) Specimen Township Plat (97 to 910) Drafting the Base Drawing (911 to 923) Computation of Areas (924 to 934) Inking the Drawing (935 to 937) Lettering (938 to 940) Topography (941 to 951) Field Sketch (952 to 956) Titles and Subtitles (957 to 958) Memorandum (959 to 960) Certificates (961) Reproduction and Distribution of Plats (962 to 964) Supplemental Plats (965 to 975) Plats of Mineral Segregation Surveys (976 to 977) Plats of Fragmentary Surveys (978 to 983) Resurvey Plats    (984 to 9111) Distinguishing Features  Mineral Survey  (101 to 102) Requirements of Field Work (103 to 1016) Lode Lines and End Lines (1017 to 1018) Method and Order of Procedure (1019 to 1025) Conflicts (1026 to 1031) Location Monuments (1032 to 1034) Corner Monuments(1035 to 1038) Topography (1039) Field Notes and Preliminary Plat (1040 to 1047) Improvements (1048 to 1060) Amended Surveys (1061 to 1063) Plats (1064 to 1065) Adjustment of the Solar Unit The Direction of Lines  (253 to 273) Intro  Appendix II  Sample Field Notes Survey of the Third Standard Parallel Mineral Survey No. 20220 A and B Survey of the Subdivisional and Meander Lines Dependent Resurvey  Arkansas Dependent Resurvey  Montana Specimen Field Notes/Index  3d. Stan. Par. Specimen Field Notes/Index  T. 15 N., R. 20 E. Index Inserts No. 1 Insert No. 2