Definition of "Range lines"

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Amanda Labrador, Real Estate Agent Re/Max Advisors

North-south lines used in the government's rectangular survey method. Range lines are located 6 miles part east and west of the principal meridian and form township corners as they intersect with township lines and form township 36 square miles in size.

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Vera Shilobod Vera Shilobod said:

What's a Range in a rectangular system. Is it 2 consecutive meridians or 2 consecutive paralells?

Jul 20, 2019  12:02:05

Real Estate Agent

Hi, Vera! In the Government Survey System, a range is the strip of land between any two lines parallel to the Principal Meridian and it is six miles in width. If you're studying to become a land surveyor, this article on the most common land surveys might be of interest to you. 

Aug 08, 2019  08:09:58


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