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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SUR 3800 - Public Land Survey System

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): SUR 2520 with a grade of “C” or better, or Permission of instructor

Description: This course describes the survey procedures contained in the current Manual of Surveying for the Public Lands of the United States (1973). The history, design, and planning of the rectangular survey system, original surveys, resurveys, independent and dependent surveys, protection of bona-fide rights, mineral surveys, special surveys, and riparian rights are addressed. The importance of the official plats and field notes are presented.

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