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August 21, 2007
Problem: Public Land Surveying System: The Reestablishment of Corners

Problem: Public Land Surveying System: The Reestablishment of Corners

Which of the following lost corners would be resored by single proportionate measurement?

(A) a lost quarter section corner on a township boundary
(B) a lost quarter section corner on a section line within a township
(C) a lost meander corner
(D) none of the above

This is problem 104(5-65) from the new second edition of 1001 Solved Surveying Problems by Jan Van Sickle. Reprinted with permission from 1001 Solved Surveying Problems by Jan Van Sickle (1997, 728 pp., Professional Publications Inc.). For details on this and other FLS exam-prep books, call 800/426-1178 or visit www.ppi2pass.com .



Answer: D

Single proportionate measurement is applied to lost corners where one line has precedence over the other.