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quarter section

A square tract of land that is one-half mile on each side.
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Explanatory variables for the estimated density functions include distance from the traditional city center at the intersection of State and Madison streets, distance from O'Hare Airport, and distance from the nearest quarter section that is part of a subcenter.
None of the appraisers called by the operators were prepared to give any consideration to an upward adjustment in their en bloc [larger parcel] values to take into account the smaller parcels involved even though some admitted that a small parcel might attract a larger per acre value than a whole quarter section.
Companies will pay $64,000 per quarter section they sponsor.
Avalon is also acquiring a salt water disposal well and offset and development acreage in the two quarter sections of the East Chandler Field.
On the land acquisition front, GEOCAN acquired five and three quarter sections at Crown land sales and earned one additional section through a farm-in.
Ever industrious, these two brothers thought a most practical solution would be to build one homestead on the boundary of the two quarter sections and they would sleep on opposite ends, thereby fulfilling their homestead obligation.
The wells will be drilled on 160 acre drilling blocks typically encompassing standard governmental quarter sections.
Fence lines divide farmers' fields into quarter sections and mark the limits of public roads.
The package would consist of 52 quarter sections or approximately 8,300 acres and one mill site located on BLM land near Ehrenberg, Ariz.
The boundaries for plat quarter sections 36B are 8th Street to University/Horne to Mesa Drive.
6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- David Thomas, President and CEO of Richards Oil & Gas Limited (the "Corporation"), is pleased to announce that on September 29, 2005, the Corporation closed a transaction of purchase and sale with a private company to purchase, for $1,570,000 cash, nineteen and one- quarter sections of land in the Lacombe area of central Alberta (12,320 acres gross), with accompanying gas rights, minor conventional gas production and pipeline facilities.
During this period, Tappit acquired the mineral rights to over 41 quarter sections (6,560 gross acres) in the Carlyle area at working interests varying from 50 to 100 percent.