witness corner

witness corner

A marker set on a property line, near, but not on, a corner; used where it would be impracticable or impossible to maintain a monument at the corner itself.
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1 The scope of this project is for Land Surveying services necessary for the perpetuation or re-establishment of United States Public Land Survey System (USPLSS) monuments and Meander / Witness corners and establish or perpetuate centers of sections in the following townships: Township 07 North, Range 08 East, (Town of Middleton) Sections 1 through 12, 17 through 20, and 29 through 32 All in Dane County, Wisconsin.