Cadastral survey
Cadastral Ca*das"tral, a. [F.] Of or pertaining to landed property. [1913 Webster]

{Cadastral survey}, or {Cadastral map}, a survey, map, or plan on a large scale (Usually 1/2500 of the linear measure of the ground, or twenty-five inches to the mile or about an inch to the acre) so as to represent the relative positions and dimensions of objects and estates exactly; -- distinguished from a topographical map, which exaggerates the dimensions of houses and the breadth of roads and streams, for the sake of distinctness. --Brande & C. [1913 Webster] ||


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  • Cadastral — Ca*das tral, a. [F.] Of or pertaining to landed property. [1913 Webster] {Cadastral survey}, or {Cadastral map}, a survey, map, or plan on a large scale (Usually 1/2500 of the linear measure of the ground, or twenty five inches to the mile or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cadastral map — Cadastral Ca*das tral, a. [F.] Of or pertaining to landed property. [1913 Webster] {Cadastral survey}, or {Cadastral map}, a survey, map, or plan on a large scale (Usually 1/2500 of the linear measure of the ground, or twenty five inches to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Cadastral divisions of Australia — legend|#ff8040|No counties, parishes or hundredslegend|#38e3a9|Counties, subdivided into parishes, and formerly with hundreds also (Cumberland only)Cadastral divisions of Australia (also called Land administrative divisions) refers to the parts… …   Wikipedia

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