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Topic: calculating acreage
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Mary Krimmel

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Re: calculating acreage
Posted: Aug 10, 2004 12:52 PM
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>This [surveying] used to be my line. I just want to say that there is nothing
>unusual about representing the length of a boundary course to the
>nearest hundredth of a foot, no matter how large or irregular the
>parcel is. In fact, it is the standard everywhere I have worked in
>the United States.
>If those dimensions came from a deed description or a plat, then they
>are probably accompanied by bearings. Include those with the
>description and it is likely that someone here can help. I say
>"likely" out of optimism, not confidence. Deed descriptions are often
>written by people who are not surveyors and have no understanding of
>the geometry they are putting on record.
> Kunkel

Thank you for this information. I hope that it helps Darlene, too.

Mary Krimmel

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