Map exercise part 1
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Public Land Survey System

Go to the following web site via the link below. Read through ALL the instructions. At the page bottom, continue to the next page until you finish the tutorial. After you finish the tutorial, return to this page and go on to the instructions below the link.

TAKE NOTES ABOUT THIS SYSTEM ON ALL THESE PAGES, ESPECIALLY TERMS! MAKE NOTE OF HOW SECTIONS ARE NUMBERED!

PLSS Tutorial

Now that you've completed the PLSS tutorial, go to the web site below - again, via the link I've provided - and read through the material about the PLSS and how it was developed, particularly about how the system works and the cultural imprint on the landscape. Once finished, continue below!

PLSS Background


Go to the following web site - it may actually be the best at explaining the PLSS. Read through it, it's also a tutorial.


PLSS Background from ISU





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