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Public Land Survey System Boundaries

Metadata Updated: February 9, 2024

From USGS:The Public Land Survey System (PLSS) is a way of subdividing and describing land in the United States. PLSS surveys, which are available for portions of land in 30 southern and western states, are made by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). The PLSS typically divides land into 6-mile-square townships. Townships are subdivided into 36 one-mile-square sections. Sections can be further subdivided into quarter sections, quarter-quarter sections, or irregular government lots. PLSS was created to divide parcels of public land; it is not useful for the accurate location of points and should not be confused with coordinate systems like latitude/longitude, UTM, or the State Plane Coordinate System.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. Non-Federal: This dataset is covered by different Terms of Use than See Terms License: Creative Commons Attribution

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Metadata Created Date September 2, 2022
Metadata Updated Date February 9, 2024

Metadata Source

Harvested from City of Tempe Data.json Harvest Source

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date September 2, 2022
Metadata Updated Date February 9, 2024
Publisher City of Tempe
Data First Published 2020-07-27T14:27:04.000Z
Data Last Modified 2020-07-27T14:42:13.000Z
Category geospatial
Public Access Level public
Metadata Context
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Harvest Source Title City of Tempe Data.json Harvest Source
Homepage URL
Metadata Type geospatial
Old Spatial -114.8252,31.2758,-108.8504,37.0192
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 68d811a2eff8a6a2207842df30f541533212f9e3e65ca3ac810f083286e02ba2
Source Schema Version 1.1
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