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Gunter’s Chain and Land Measurement in America

Surveying and measurement of land boundaries dates back at least 5,000 years to riverside communities in the Middle East and Egypt, where parcels of land irrigated during the annual flooding of the great rivers were identified.Such boundaries did not represent ownership of the land; they established plots for which certain persons were responsible. Though individuals or generations ...

Delbert Trew

Farm Collector Magazine

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