Topographic Maps

It is based on a principle meridian n s and base line

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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 Vertical (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 The line create a 6 x 6 mile square township line – Each township is divided into 36 sections Each S24, T32N, R18E of the Wisconsin PLSS – Each section is divided into 4 quarters (NW, NE, Each SW, SE) SW, SW 1/4, S24, T32N, R18E of the Wisconsin PLSS – Each quarter is divided i...
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