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Understanding Western Canada"s land survey system

R B. McKercher

Understanding Western Canada"s land survey system

by R B. McKercher

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Published by University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementR.B.McKercher [and] Bert Wolfe.
SeriesAgricultural science bulletin, Publication -- No.373, Surveys and mapping -- 523
ContributionsWolfe, Bert.
The Physical Object
Pagination13 p.
Number of Pages13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19746818M

  Please note: Although some of these records have been digitized and made available online, there are many records that are only available in paper or microfilm format at NARA locations. The access to and acquisition of land drove much of American history. From wars, treaties, immigration, and settlement, land is interwoven into the very core of what it means to be America. Section: The basic unit of the system, a square piece of land one mile by one mile containing acres. Township: 36 sections arranged in a 6 by 6 square, measuring 6 miles by 6 ns are numbered beginning with the northeast-most section (#1), proceeding west to 6, then south along the west edge of the township and to the east (#36 is in the SE corner).

DOMINION LAND SURVEY The Dominion Land Survey System was initiated by the Canadian Government in for settlement purposes. This system with variations are used in various areas throughout the world and in the United States. In Western Canada the survey extends from the First Meridian (97° 27’ ” W) in Manitoba to the Seventh Meridian. The adoption of any survey system should take into consideration access, present and future, potential isolation of settlers and cost of survey. A rectangular grid system such as the Dominion Township Grid system of acre quarter sections with road allowances, is the cheapest method of producing the most surveyed acres in the shortest time.

The Land Surveys Systems of Saskatchewan In the survey system adopted in Saskatchewan, the boundaries are straight lines running from east to west and from south to north. The largest unit of division is the township/range, which is then divided into sections. Each section is one mile square comprising acres. A section is further divided.   Surveying and land surveying is the measurement and mapping of our surrounding environment using mathematics, specialized technology and equipment. Surveyors measure just about anything on the land, in the sky or on the ocean bed. They even measure polar ice-caps. Land surveyors work in the office and in the field.


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McKercher: Contributor: University of Saskatchewan. Extension Division: Edition: revised: Publisher: University of Saskatchewan, Extension Division, Length: 13 pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan. The Dominion Land Survey (DLS; French: arpentage des terres fédérales, ATF) is the method used to divide most of Western Canada into one-square-mile ( km 2) sections for agricultural and other is based on the layout of the Public Land Survey System used in the United States, but has several DLS is the dominant survey method in the Prairie provinces.

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This indispensable guide clearly explains the functions and procedures required in every survey (routine or otherwise), and the role of a surveyor in their investigation and re. Created Date: 8/21/ PM. The Alberta Township System is a land survey system used in Western Canada to divide land in 1 square mile sections.

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This survey system was based on the method used by the United States to allocate lands in the western part of the country after the American Revolution. The system divided land into townships that were six square miles each in terms of surface area. All land was surveyed - not just agricultural land.

Saskatchewan started to be surveyed in Urban lands and smaller parcels may then be created either by survey plans or, prior to the implementation of the new Land system inby metes and bounds description. Western Canada’s Meridians The first Dominion survey of the West began in and the grid system required that a Meridian be chosen.

Dominion Land Survey (DLS) Book. In Western Canada it is common to reference properties by the legal subdivision in which they are located.

The first township is located at the USA-Canadian boundary, and the th township is located at the Alberta-NWT boundary. Understanding your land survey.

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Dominion Lands Surveying b The government of Canada’s surveying system divided and distributed land as the country expanded farther west. Prairie agricultural lands were measured off into square townships of six sections by six: 36 sections in all.

Canada Lands Survey System - CLSS Map Browser  Help - Click to show or hide. The CLSS Map Browser allows users to browse the Canada Lands Survey System (CLSS) cadastral data to search and visualize related survey parcels and plans maintained by the Surveyor General Branch (SGB).

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We’ll help you understand the basics of a survey plan and how to use it. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.Only land petitions for Upper and Lower Canada (Ontario and Quebec) were retained by the Government of Canada.

With the acquisition of Rupert's Land inwestern lands came under federal control. Inresponsibility for Crown Lands was transferred to the provincial governments of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta. Surveying Surveying is the scientific measurement of natural or man-made features of the Earth's surface.

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