Corner Restoration in Missouri

by Norman L. Brown, (M.ASCE), Chf. of Survey Operations; Office of State Land Surveyor, Rolla, Mo.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Surveying and Mapping Division, 1975, Vol. 101, Issue 1, Pg. 101-105

Document Type: Journal Paper


The Office of the State Land Surveyor in Missouri is actively engaged in a program of remonumenting the section and quarter section corners in the State of Missouri. One phase of this program is the township restoration projects. In 1973, a township in Iron County, Missouri was designated as a project area because of some known survey problems in the area. This township is situated in some of the most rugged terrain in Missouri and a photogrammetric solution was considered advisable. Additional problems have been discovered during the various phases of the project, not all of which have been resolved at the time of this writing.

Subject Headings: Project management | Land surveys | Surveys (non-geomatic) | Iron compounds | Terrain | Photogrammetry | Writing skills | Missouri | United States

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