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A question of surveying a plat of land

  1. Jan 27, 2007 #1
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    this is a long shot, but I fugured maybe someone would like to try this:
    using Google Earth, go to Beginning Point: Latitude 36°19'28.61"N; Longitude 119° 1'37.60"W.

    Beginning at above Longitude & latitude, plat out the following: north (assumed Meridian) 1947.75 feet measured along the East line of the Southeast quarter of said section 27; thence South 62*35' West, 306.0 feet; thence South 42*37' West, 1044.0 feet; thence South 31*58' East, 320.0 feet; thence South 641.33 feet; thence South 59*45' Northeast quarter of said Section 34; thence North 0*15'30" East, 1227.36 feet, to the point of beginning.

    *= degrees

    (this is an actual description of property on a deed I have. I cannot make heads or tails of it!)




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  3. Jan 27, 2007 #2

    AlephZero

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    It's a set of instructions for marking out the plot on the ground by measuring lengths and angles.

    The "east line of the south east quadrant of section 27" is presumably part of the the boundary of "section 27" on another plan.

    "thence South 59*45' Northeast quarter of said Section 34" looks like a typo - Possibly "south 59*45' east (or west?) to the Northeast quarter of Section 24"

    The attachment shows the general idea.
     

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  4. Jan 27, 2007 #3
    you're right, there is a typo... my apologies ! I guess it was too late last night when I attempted to copy all of it. I left out an entire portion. This morning I had my wife help me get it all word for word! it should read (in entirety)

    Beginning at the Southeast corner of said section 27 [above L & L); thence north (assumed Meridian) 1947.75 feet measured along the East line of the Southeast quarter of said section 27; thence South 62*35' West, 306.0 feet; thence South 42*37' West, 1044.0 feet; thence South 31*58' East, 320.0 feet; thence South 641.33 feet; thence South 59*45' East, 227.0 Feet; thence south 37*45' East, 286.00 feet; thence South 25*0' East; 611.0 Feet; thence south 20*49' East, 490.92 Feet to a point in the east line of the Northeast quarter of said Section 34; thence North 0*15' 30" East, 1227.36 feet, to the point of beginning.
     
  5. Jan 28, 2007 #4

    Pyrrhus

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    I haven't checked the figure, but i am wondering, what's the problem? what's the question?
     
  6. Jan 29, 2007 #5
    I did get it plotted. thanks much. this has been a mystery about a certain parcel that was sold along with a 13 acre parcel that my wife and I bought over 11 years ago. We went to fence one end of it, and pulled out the deed and read this about a 'second' parcel (parcel 'B'). Now that we have it plotted, we at least know where it is, now we will proceed to find out what on parcel B belongs to us. Thanks again for plotting it.
     
  7. Jan 29, 2007 #6

    Pyrrhus

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    Good luck!
     
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