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Land survey

A survey made to determine the lengths and directions of boundary lines, and the area of the tract bounded by these lines.
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land survey

A survey of landed property establishing or reestablishing lengths and directions of boundary lines. Land boundaries are usually defined by ownership, commencing with the earliest owners through successive ownerships and partitions. Land surveying includes the reestablishment of original boundaries and the establishment of such new boundaries as may be required in the partition of the land.
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