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...Public land system of the United States.

United States. General Land Office.

...Public land system of the United States.

Historical outline

by United States. General Land Office.

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Published by Govt. print. off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public lands -- United States.,
  • Surveying -- Public lands -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    At head of title: Department of the interior. General land office.

    Other titlesThe rectangular system of surveying.
    Statementby S.V. Proudfit, of the General land office. The rectangular system of surveying, by Frank M. Johnson, U.S. supervisor of surveys.
    ContributionsProudfit, Samuel Victor, 1846-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD216 .A5 1924
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 p. l., 18 p.
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14178380M
    LC Control Number24026517

    Geography. In the United States there are National Forests containing almost million acres (, mi 2 / km 2) of lands comprise percent of the total land area of the United States, an area about the size of 87 percent of National Forest land lies west of the Mississippi River in the mountain ranges of the Western United States. rectangles (fi g. 1) is the result of a land survey system that has been in use for more than two hundred years. What we refer to today as the Public Land Survey System (PLSS) began with the Land Ordinance of The Revolutionary War had left the fl edgling United States deeply in .

      13 equal horizontal stripes of red (top and bottom) alternating with white; there is a blue rectangle in the upper hoist-side corner bearing 50 small, white, five-pointed stars arranged in nine offset horizontal rows of six stars (top and bottom) alternating with rows of five stars; the 50 stars represent the 50 states, the 13 stripes represent the 13 original colonies; blue stands for loyalty. ed by over 10 million such individual land transactions, known as land entries,and the tract books and various name indexes used to access them are located in the National Archives Building, Washington,DC. NARAhas custody of the land entry case files for the 30 Federal public land are case files for all states in the United States.

    it is apparent that the United States, constitutionally empowered as it is, may gain a proprietary interest in land within a state and, in the exercise of this proprietary interest, has constitutional power to enact laws and regulations controlling and protecting that land, including the persons, inanimate articles of value, and resident.   means it’s official. Federal government websites often end Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site.


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