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Public Lands Surveying Casebook

Note: These are converted files from the Public Lands Surveying Casebook, originally prepared in 1975. The original publication was 17" x 32". The text has been scanned, and the images rearranged to fit into an 8/12 x 11 in. format. This is an ongoing project, with chapers being added weekly. Minor corrections have been made along with details and enlargements added as needed. No warranty is expressed or implied. Please report all errors or omissions to

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Chapter A Fundamentals of Corner Restoration
Chapter B Fundamentals of Completions and Independent Resurvey
Chapter C Fundamentals of Property Rights and Boundaries
Chapter D Basic Law of Water Boundaries
Chapter E Fundamentals of Non-Conventional Cadastral Surveys
Chapter F Fundamentals of Alaska Surveys