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GEOG 433. Cadastral Surveying

Credits: 3
Department: Geography
Description: Descriptions of land, metes and bounds. Easements and right-of-ways. Retracement surveys and proportioning. Witness corners, fences and lost corners. Surveyors liability, Minnesota Regulations. Prerq,: 336.
Prerequisites: GEOG 336
Semester Offered: Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF
Additional Information: This course is offered on campus and online. Online course information is available at www.stcloudstate.edu/continuingstudies. Proctored test requirement.

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Outline the principles of law and its development in the United States.
3. Write and interpret descriptions of land.
4. Evaluate and contrast between single and double proportioning in survey measurements.
5. Identify the responsibilities of the BLM and the development of the Public Land Surveys.
6. Distinguish the hierarchy of survey evidence.
7. Interpret and compare water boundaries and riparian surveys.
8. Prepare and administer field and office efforts to complete a representative survey.






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