Land Survey Systems Terms

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saitclt
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Land Survey Systems Terms
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2012-10-27 12:36:36
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SAIT CLT2 ENVS348
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Review for Midterm: Acronyms related to Land Survey Systems
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  1. DLS
    • Dominion Land Survey - historical system developed in 1871
    • Used for prairie provinces
  2. UWI
    Unique Well Identifier
  3. ATS
    Alberta Township System (a variation of DLS)
  4. NTS
    • National Topographic System
    • Used in BC
  5. ARCB
    Alberta Resources Control Board
  6. AGS
    Alberta Geological Survey
  7. TWP
    Township
  8. SEC
    Section
  9. LSD
    Legal Subdivision
  10. Lines that run north/south
    • Meridians
    • Range lines
  11. Which meridian runs through Calgary?
    The 5th Meridian
  12. A division of land 6x6 miles
    Township
  13. Lines that run east/west
    Township lines
  14. Townships are divided into...
    36 sections
  15. Sections are divided into
    16 legal subdivisions
  16. Legal subdivisions are divided into...
    4 quadrants

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