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K Terms in Land Surveying

K Terms in Land Surveying

K Terms


             KAN –  Kansas.  See Kansas Land Surveyors
             KCLA (Land Status Records)  – Known Coal Leasing Area.
             KGRA (Land Status Records)  – Known Geothermal Resource Area.
             KGS (Land Status Records)  – Known Leasing Area.
             KR MER (Land Status Records)  – Kateel River Meridian.
             KS  – Kansas.  See Kansas Land Surveyors Forum
             KY  – Kentucky.  See Kentucky Land Surveyors
             KATEEL RIVER MERIDIAN      – The principal meridian governing surveys in western central Alaska; it was adopted
               in 1956.
             KINKAID HOMESTEAD ENTRY        – A homestead entry, not exceeding 320 acres (formerly, 640 acres), initiated
               under the act of April 28, 1904 (33 Stat. 547, 43 U.S.C. sec. 224), which provides for the homesteading of
               nonirrigable agricultural lands in parts of Nebraska.
             KNOWN ALL MEN     – Used in conveyancing. A form of public address, of great antiquity, and with which many
               written instruments such as bonds, deeds, letters of attorney, etc., still begin.

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