This course will assure legally defensible and accurate conduct of dependent resurveys of non-rectangular surveys, students will be able to collect and analyze survey evidence in a thorough and professional manner. This 3 part course will cover:
- General Historical Background
- Common Elements
- General Metes and Bounds Issues
- Donation Land Claims
- Mineral Surveys and Retracement Issues
- Land Grants, Small Holding Claims and Reservations
- Indian Allotment Surveys
- U.S. Surveys
- Townsite Surveys
- Congressionally Designated Areas
- State and International Boundaries
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Summarize basic historical background on each of the NRS entities.
- Explain records and evidence collection unique to each NRS.
- Explain evidence analysis techniques for each NRS.
- Describe important considerations in the restoration of lost corners on NRS resurveys.
Please print the Course Map before you begin to help guide you through the course.
Each unit has a study guide associated with it. It is included here as a PDF file for you to view online.
Each topic has a study guide associated with it. You can view/print a specific study guide under the Course Materials tab in each topic. Course length = approximately 20 hours, 9 CE credits.