Cadastral Survey

The 2009 Manual of Surveying Instructions

For purchase by the public of the 2009 edition of the Manual of Surveying Instructions,  the Bureau of Land Management has partnered with the Public Land Survey System Foundation (PLSSF) and the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM). For information on how to order your copy of the Manual,  visit the PLSSF BLM Survey Manual website at: www.blmsurveymanual.org

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Articles

FAQs

Manual Presentations 

Copies of Agreements

Memorandum of Agreement between the BLM and ACSM.

Charter document for the PLSSF.

 

 

Errata

The Bureau of Land Management respectfully requests that readers of the Manual of Surveying Instructions (2009) (Manual) report any errors found. Errors should be brought to the attention of the Bureau of Land Management Chief Cadastral Surveyor, by sending an email with the details to blmsurveymanual@blm.gov. Errata and related adjustments are posted here and can be viewed by date or chapter listings.

 

Robert W. (Bob) Dahl, Cadastral Surveyor
U.S. Department of the Interior
Bureau of Land Management
Minerals, Realty & Resource Protection Directorate
Division of Lands, Realty & Cadastral Survey (WO-350)
U.S. Post Office Address: 1849 C St. NW, Room 2134LM, Washington, D.C. 20240
FEDEX, UPS & Street Address:  20 M St. SE, Room 2134LM Washington, D.C. 20003

robert_w_dahl@blm.gov
Voice: (202) 912-7344
Fax: (202) 912-7182

 



 

Key Reference Material 

Federal Register Notice of Availability - September 24, 2009

Frequently Asked Questions - Next Edition/2009 Manual of Surveying Instructions

Articles - Various published papers, email, general information.

Manual  presentationsPresentations made discussing the Manual of Surveying Instructions (2009) relative to the practice of private land surveying.

 

 

 

 

 


Video highlights of the ceremony of the 2009 Manual of Surveying Instructions.  This cermony was held on September 24, 2009.

 

Text Version of the ceremony video.

 

 


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