| Charles Fitzroy Bellows, Francis Hodgman - Surveying - 1886 - 490 pages
...governed by the true meridian, and that the townships shall be six miles square — two things involying **in connection a mathematical impossibility — for,...as respects the precise area of townships and the** subdivisional parts thereof, the township ] assuming something of a trapezoidal form, which inequality... | |
| William Mitchell Gillespie - Surveying - 1887 - 722 pages
...shall be six miles square—two things involving in connection a mathematical impossibility—for, **strictly to conform to the meridian, necessarily throws...square, by reason of the convergency of meridians** ; hence, adhering to the true meridian renders it necessary to depart from the strict requirements... | |
| Daniel Carhart - Surveying - 1888 - 528 pages
...that the lines of the public surveys shall be governed by the true meridian, and that the township **shall be six miles square, — two things involving...as respects the precise area of townships and the** subdivisional parts thereof; the township assuming something of a trapezoidal form, which inequality... | |
| United States. Bureau of Land Management - Surveying - 1890 - 192 pages
...as near; as may be 23,040 acres. The townships shall be subdivided into 36 tracts, called sections, **each containing as near as may be 640 acres. Any number...requirements of law as respects the precise area of townships** aud the subdi visional parts thereof, the townships assuming somethingof a trapezoidal form, which... | |
| Francis Hodgman, Charles Fitzroy Bellows - Surveying - 1891 - 520 pages
...as near as may be 23,040 acres. The townships shall be subdivided into 36 tracts, called Sections, **each containing as near as may be 640 acres. Any number...as respects the precise area of townships and the** subdivisional parts thereof, the township assuming something of a trapezoida! form, which inequality... | |
| Andrew Duncan (Surveyor) - Surveying - 1892 - 258 pages
...for the Survey of tlio Public Lands of the United Sates and Private Land Claims, Washington, 1890." **The law requires that the lines of the public surveys...as respects the precise area of townships and the** subdivisional parts thereof, the townships assuming something of a trapezoidal form, which inequality... | |
| Daniel Carhart - Surveying - 1893 - 528 pages
...that the lines of the public surveys shall be governed by the true meridian, and that the township **shall be six miles square, — two things involving...reason of the convergency of meridians, and hence by** adherii|g to the true meridian results the necessity of departing from the strict requirements of law,... | |
| William Mitchell Gillespie - Surveying - 1896 - 592 pages
...surveys shall be governed by the true meridian, and that the townships shall be six miles square—two **things involving in connection a mathematical impossibility...throws the township out of square, by reason of the** convergenceJ of meridians ; hence, adhering to the true meridian renders it necessary to depart from... | |
| William Mitchell Gillespie - Surveying - 1897 - 592 pages
...by the true meridian, and at the same time that the townships shall be six miles sqttare, involves **a mathematical impossibility ; for strictly to conform...throws the township out of square, by reason of the** conver. gency of meridians ; hence, adhering to the true meridian renders it necessary to depart from... | |
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