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J Terms in Land Surveying

J Terms

              JURIS (Land Status Records)  – Jurisdiction.
             JACOB’S STAFF   – A single staff or pole used for mounting a surveyor’s compass or other instrument. Used instead of
               a tripod, a Jacob’s staff is fitted with a ball-and-socket joint at its upper end, by means of which the instrument is
               adjusted to a level position; the foot is fitted with a metal shoe which facilitates pressing the staff firmly into the
               ground. many of the earl

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