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Public Land Survey Systems

Credit: 4 PDH or CE Hours
Course Fee: $36.00
10 pages

Course Summary:

The Public Land Survey System (PLSS) was originally set up to sell the lands acquired by the U.S. Government in the Northwest Territory (Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin) . It was so successful that it was used later to sell land in the Louisiana Purchase, Oregon Territory, Mexican Cession, and Alaska.

Learning Objective:

Upon completion of this course the participant learn:

  • The history and background of public land survey systems.
  • What is township division
  • What is section subdivision
  • How to Restore  lost or obliterated survey corners

Review the quiz before studying the course.

Course Content

Course Author: Washington State Department of Transportation

Course 1

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Certificate of completion of the course

This course comes with a multiple-choice quiz. You can view the quiz and take the quiz if you are logged in your account. You can take the quiz for this online PDH course as many times until passed. The passing grade is 70% and above. After you pass the quiz simply follow the page, to pay for the course and print your certificate instantly. A copy of the certificate and receipt for this course will always be in your account.

This online PDH or CE course can also be used as a continuing education course for the following.

Land Surveyors

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