Metes and bounds


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Metes and bounds

A term used to define boundary lines when describing the location of land in terms of directions and distances from one or more points of reference.

metes and bounds

The boundaries, property lines, or limits of a parcel of land, defined by distances and bearings, 4.
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Reappraising the Costs and Benefits of Metes and Bounds 939
"metes and bounds" description: records of boundaries that
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A secondary factor was adoption of a universal method of land measurement assuring the metes and bounds of property.
This characteristic of early cities led to the development of a system of land identification called metes and bounds. Metes and bounds were adequate for land identification in Europe, but it was a failure in North America.
With Metes and Bounds, Quinn has created a strong candidate for inclusion in that canon.
They laughed at our Jeffersonian township grid survey system, which ignored the natural landscape, and much preferred the older, landscape-sensitive New England metes and bounds survey method.
a total of one (1) survey plat and corresponding metes and bounds descriptions are required.
The nation-state is more likely to persist for a long, long time because it responds to man's propensity to define his metes and bounds as a person and to define the metes and bounds of his collective personality as a citizen of a nation-state.
Subdividing the land; metes and bounds and rectangular survey systems.
Cadastral Survey is made to determine the metes and bounds of all parcels within an entire municipality/city for systematic land adjudication and Internal Revenue Allotment and other purposes.
Scope of the Work Between October 2014 and the end of June 2015, the PRA will require plot plans and metes and bounds descriptions of approximately 800 properties.