Survey Plan - Jennens; Notary public, Province of BC; March 20, 1926; 017.0001.0...
Survey Plan - JennensAbout this object
Note: Scale: 3 Ch = 1 inch ie. 1 inch = 198 feet
Chain: Unit of length equal to 66 feet, used especially in the U.S. public land surveys. The original measuring instrument (Gunter's chain) was literally a chain consisting of 100 iron links, each 7.92 inches long. Steel-ribbon tapes began to supersede chains around 1900, but surveying tapes are often still called "chains" and measuring with a tape is often called "chaining". The chain is a convenient unit in cadastral surveys because 10 square chains equal 1 acre.
SW corner SEC. 2. Found from orig. BT's or Bearing Trees, see def'n here (copy link and paste in your browser search window):
For an excellent account of the history of surveying in BC go here:
March 20, 1926Period
1Medium and Materials
cloth based paperMeasurements
9 1/4 x 12 inchesObject Type
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