Unformatted text preview: the quadrangle. It is based on a
principle meridian (N-S) and base line (E(EW)
– Vertical lines (ranges) and horizontal lines
(townships) run parallel to the principle
meridian and base line.
meridian Range 18 E Township 32 N – The intersection of a township line and a range
line create a 6 x 6 mile square township
– Each township is divided into 36 sections
Each S24, T32N, R18E of the Wisconsin PLSS – Each section is divided into 4 quarters (NW, NE,
SW, SW 1/4, S24, T32N, R18E of the Wisconsin PLSS – Each quarter is divided i...
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- Spring '11
- Topography, Topographic map, contour lines