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V Terms in Land Surveying

V Terms in Land Surveying

V Terms

¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† V (Land Status Records)¬† ‚Äď Village.
¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† VA¬† ‚Äď Virginia. See¬†Virginia Land Surveyors
¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† VAR INT (Land Status Records)¬† ‚Äď Variable Interest.
¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† VAR.¬† ‚Äď Variation.
¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† VIZ¬† ‚Äď A contraction for¬† videlicet,¬† to-wit, namely, that is to say.
¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† vs.¬† ‚Äď Versus. Also, occasionally, abbreviated v.
¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† VT¬† ‚Äď Vermont. See¬†Vermont Land Surveyors
¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† VACANT AND UNAPPROPRIATED PUBLIC DOMAIN LANDS¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ‚Äď Public domain lands which have never left
               Federal ownership and have not been reserved, withdrawn, dedicated or set aside for a specific purpose. These lands,
               some 450 million acres, are mostly in the 11 Western States and Alaska. The vacant and unappropriated public
               domain is administered by the Bureau of Land Management.
¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† VALUABLE MINERAL¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ‚Äď See MINERAL, VALUABLE.
¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† VARA¬† ‚Äď A Spanish unit of measurement of various lengths.
¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† VARIATION¬†¬† ‚Äď See MAGNETIC VARIATION.
¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† VEIN¬† ‚Äď In mining law, a continuous body of mineral or mineralized rock, filling a seam or fissure in the earth‚Äôs crust,
               within defined boundaries in the general mass of the mountain (boundaries which clearly separate it from the
               neighboring rock), and having a general character of continuity in the direction of its length. A requirement that a
¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† miner shall locate his claim¬† ‚Äúalong the vein‚Ä̬† means along the out-crop or course of the apex and not along the
¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† strike.¬† ‚ÄúLode,‚ÄĚ ‚Äúledge‚Ä̬† and¬† ‚Äúvein‚Ä̬† are synonymous in mining law as well as in common usage.
¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† VEIN, DISCOVERY¬†¬†¬† ‚Äď In mining law, that vein which served as a basis of the discovery and location of a mining
               claim.
¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† VERSUS¬† ‚Äď A Latin word meaning¬† against.¬† In the title of a cause of action, the name of the plaintiff is put first,
¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† followed by the word¬† ‚Äúversus,‚Ä̬† then the defendant‚Äôs name. The word is commonly abbreviated¬† ‚Äúvs.‚Ä̬† or¬† ‚Äúv.‚ÄĚ
¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† VIS FLUMINIS¬† ‚Äď In the civil law, the force of a river; the force exerted by a stream or current; water power.

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