Land descriptions are prepared for use in various types of deeds or documents transferring interests in land. They should be clear, complete, and concise identifications of particular pieces of land. A properly written description describes land in a way that avoids any confusion between the intended parcel and other parcels. Unfortunately, every professional land surveyor has encountered many land descriptions (also called legal descriptions) that leave much to be desired. In fact, the history of legal descriptions is one of constant turmoil and chaos.
KeywordsPrivate Land Indian Reservation Land Grant Property Line Mineral Survey
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