Summary: The up-to-date, new edition of the cornerstone reference
Since Evidence and Procedures for Boundary Location was first published more than four decades ago, this landmark resource has been a vital reference for surveying practitioners. This thoroughly revised Fifth Edition upholds the same superior presentation of boundary laws and evidence as its predecessors, while providing new case law and exhibits, more material on negligence and liability, additional ...show morecoverage on the use of technology in surveying, and new insights into the use of measurements as evidence.
The first section of this book covers resurveys and retracements of former surveys based on land records. It deals with the methods used for locating corners, lines, and parcels of these surveys, while detailing all types of evidence, including maps and documents; measurements; monuments and trees; and digital data. The increasing importance of an area's history to surveyors is also a featured topic. The later chapters examine the creation of new parcels of land from a legal standpoint. This edition also includes new and expanded examinations of: