boundary survey[′bau̇n·drē ‚sər·vā]
A survey made to establish or to reestablish a boundary line on the ground or to obtain data for constructing a map or plat showing a boundary line.
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A mathematically closed diagram of the complete peripheral boundary of a site, reflecting dimensions, compass bearings and angles. It should bear a licensed land surveyor’s signed certification, and may include a metes and bounds or other written description.
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