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This foundational course provides introductory knowledge of the land survey systems used in the United States - Congressional/Jeffersonian, Metes and Bounds, and the system used in Federal offshore waters. We use real-world examples in reviewing the basics of each survey system, including the differences between the Metes and Bounds survey system in the eastern U.S. and Texas. The course shows many examples of the Congressional / Jeffersonian (Township-Range) System, including some variations on how this system was first applied in Ohio.
Evaluation Method(s) / Metrics:
- Identify the key components of a United States land survey system
- Describe the United States land parcel in land systems
- Compare the three United States land survey systems
Examination (70% or higher to achieve a Pass).
PPDM Certificate of Completion.
There are no special requirements for this course.