Public Land Survey Systems

Credit: 4 PDH or CE Hours
Course Fee: $60.00
Pages: 10

Course Summary

The public Lands Survey System (PLSS) was originally set up to sell the lands acquired by the U.S. Government in the Northwest Territory (Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin) . It was so successful that it was used later to sell land in the Louisiana Purchase, Oregon Territory, Mexican Cession, and Alaska.

Learning Objectives

  • History and background
  • Township division
  • Section subdivision
  • Restoring lost or Obliterated corners

Course Author

Washington State Department of Transportation

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Certificate of completion of the course

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