KOOCHICHING COUNTYPublic Informational Noticeon Protection ofSurvey MonumentsIn Minnesota, the primary system used to describeboundaries is the Rectangular System of Survey,as established by the U.S. Government. In theearly 1800's, the federal government, in orderto provide for the orderly sale and settlementof territorial public land, established a surveysystem that has been used for all land since thattime. This survey divided all land into the familiar"section" units of approximately one-mile square.Monuments (trees, wooden stakes, stones ormounds of earth) were established to mark thesections at half mile intervals along the sectionslines, at meander points (the points at which aline intersected an impassable obstacle and thepoint at which the line continued). These cornersare still used today for surveying purposes and indescribing public and private boundaries. Someof the original monuments have been replacedwith more durable monuments (Iron, Aluminum,etc.). Since original evidence is fast fading andincreased activity can adversely affect all cornermonuments, it is extremely important to protectthe corners. In addition, there are many otherimportant monuments that should be preserved(Geodetic Control Monuments, Int'l BoundaryMonuments, property and plat monuments, etc.)Everyone's property boundaries are directlyaffected by the location of land surveymonuments. It is important to preservemonuments, Their reestablishment can costthousands of dollars. The Koochiching CountyLand Survey Office wishes to inform you of thisimportance and ask you to help in monumentpreservation. Questions can be directed to thisoffice at 218-283-1177 KOOCHICHING COUNTY Public Informational Notice on Protection of Survey Monuments In Minnesota, the primary system used to describe boundaries is the Rectangular System of Survey, as established by the U.S. Government. In the early 1800's, the federal government, in order to provide for the orderly sale and settlement of territorial public land, established a survey system that has been used for all land since that time. This survey divided all land into the familiar "section" units of approximately one-mile square. Monuments (trees, wooden stakes, stones or mounds of earth) were established to mark the sections at half mile intervals along the sections lines, at meander points (the points at which a line intersected an impassable obstacle and the point at which the line continued). These corners are still used today for surveying purposes and in describing public and private boundaries. Some of the original monuments have been replaced with more durable monuments (Iron, Aluminum, etc.). Since original evidence is fast fading and increased activity can adversely affect all corner monuments, it is extremely important to protect the corners. In addition, there are many other important monuments that should be preserved (Geodetic Control Monuments, Int'l Boundary Monuments, property and plat monuments, etc.) Everyone's property boundaries are directly affected by the location of land survey monuments. It is important to preserve monuments, Their reestablishment can cost thousands of dollars. The Koochiching County Land Survey Office wishes to inform you of this importance and ask you to help in monument preservation. Questions can be directed to this office at 218-283-1177

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KOOCHICHING COUNTY Public Informational Notice on Protection of Survey Monuments In Minnesota, the primary system used to describe boundaries is the Rectangular System of Survey, as established by the U.S. Government. In the early 1800's, the federal government, in order to provide for the orderly sale and settlement of territorial public land, established a survey system that has been used for all land since that time. This survey divided all land into the familiar "section" units of approximately one-mile square. Monuments (trees, wooden stakes, stones or mounds of earth) were established to mark the sections at half mile intervals along the sections lines, at meander points (the points at which a line intersected an impassable obstacle and the point at which the line continued). These corners are still used today for surveying purposes and in describing public and private boundaries. Some of the original monuments have been replaced with more durable monuments (Iron, Aluminum, etc.). Since original evidence is fast fading and increased activity can adversely affect all corner monuments, it is extremely important to protect the corners. In addition, there are many other important monuments that should be preserved (Geodetic Control Monuments, Int'l Boundary Monuments, property and plat monuments, etc.) Everyone's property boundaries are directly affected by the location of land survey monuments. It is important to preserve monuments, Their reestablishment can cost thousands of dollars. The Koochiching County Land Survey Office wishes to inform you of this importance and ask you to help in monument preservation. Questions can be directed to this office at 218-283-1177 KOOCHICHING COUNTY Public Informational Notice on Protection of Survey Monuments In Minnesota, the primary system used to describe boundaries is the Rectangular System of Survey, as established by the U.S. Government. In the early 1800's, the federal government, in order to provide for the orderly sale and settlement of territorial public land, established a survey system that has been used for all land since that time. This survey divided all land into the familiar "section" units of approximately one-mile square. Monuments (trees, wooden stakes, stones or mounds of earth) were established to mark the sections at half mile intervals along the sections lines, at meander points (the points at which a line intersected an impassable obstacle and the point at which the line continued). These corners are still used today for surveying purposes and in describing public and private boundaries. Some of the original monuments have been replaced with more durable monuments (Iron, Aluminum, etc.). Since original evidence is fast fading and increased activity can adversely affect all corner monuments, it is extremely important to protect the corners. In addition, there are many other important monuments that should be preserved (Geodetic Control Monuments, Int'l Boundary Monuments, property and plat monuments, etc.) Everyone's property boundaries are directly affected by the location of land survey monuments. It is important to preserve monuments, Their reestablishment can cost thousands of dollars. The Koochiching County Land Survey Office wishes to inform you of this importance and ask you to help in monument preservation. Questions can be directed to this office at 218-283-1177