A legal description referring to a specific block of air such as a condominium.
Primary East/West line used in the governmental or rectangular survey method of legal description.
Lot-and-block (recorded plat)
Method of legal description utilizing plat maps that reference subdivisions and specific lots.
Method of legal description. Begins at the POB (point of beginning) and follows the property's perimeter referencing monuments and markers until returning to the POB.
Rectangular Survey or Governmental Survey
Method of legal description aka: governmental survey system that utilizes; a principal meridian, the intersecting base line, and township & range lines to create a grid system.
The primary North/South survey line utilized in the rectangular or governmental survey system of legal description.
One square mile area (640 acres) within a township. (Used as part of the rectangular or governmental survey method of legal description).
43,560 square feet
The six mile by six mile area created by the use of township lines and range lines within a rectangular survey legal description. (Contains 36 one mile square areas called sections).
East/West survey lines located every six miles north and south of the base line in a rectangular survey legal description.