A survey that identifies the legal boundaries between public and private lands.
a survey relating to land boundaries and subdivisions, made to create units suitable for transfer or to define the limitations of title
Survey relating to land boundaries, made to create units suitable for title transfer or to define the limitations of title. Derived from "cadastre" meaning a register of land quantities, values, and ownership used levying taxes, the term may properly be applied to surveys of a similar nature outside the public lands, such surveys are more commonly called "land surveys" or "property surveys."
A survey which defines the limits of ownership of land.
Subject: The Earth Cadastral Survey is the means by which private and public land is defined, divided, traced, and recorded. The term derives from the French cadastre, a register of the survey of lands and is, in effect, the public record of the extent, value, and ownership of land for purposes of taxation. [ Pics List