# Flashcards - Land Descriptions & Surveys

Flashcards - Land Descriptions & Surveys
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geodetic survey
The National Geodetic Survey , formerly the United States Survey of the Coast , United States Coast Survey , and United States Coast and Geodetic Survey , is a United States federal agency that defines and manages a national coordinate system, providing the foundation for transportation and communication; mapping and charting; and a large number of applications of science and engineering
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Cadastral Surveying is the sub-field of surveying that specialises in the establishment and re-establishment of real property boundaries
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acre
The acre is a unit of land area used in the imperial and US customary systems
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acre
The acre is a unit of land area used in the imperial and US customary systems
Cadastral Surveying is the sub-field of surveying that specialises in the establishment and re-establishment of real property boundaries
geodetic survey
The National Geodetic Survey , formerly the United States Survey of the Coast , United States Coast Survey , and United States Coast and Geodetic Survey , is a United States federal agency that defines and manages a national coordinate system, providing the foundation for transportation and communication; mapping and charting; and a large number of applications of science and engineering
land survey
Surveying or land surveying is the technique, profession, and science of determining the terrestrial or three-dimensional position of points and the distances and angles between them
Metes
Metes and bounds is a system or method of describing land, real property or real estate
plat
A plat in the United States is a map, drawn to scale, showing the divisions of a piece of land
principal meridians
A principal meridian is a meridian used for survey control in a large region

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