[GRASS-user] Generating Vector Data From Legal Description

Dylan Beaudette dylan.beaudette at gmail.com
Mon Jun 9 13:57:37 EDT 2008

On Monday 09 June 2008, M S wrote:
> Is there a way to plot legal descriptions in GRASS?  Where one is provided
> with textual starting and end points, and then all the distances and angles
> in between to construct the parcel.
> For example, the legal may be "point of beginning is at X,Y" location. then
> the legal goes something like, "then South 90 degrees West a distance of
> 900 feet; thence North 0.5 West a distance of 200 feet; etc, etc, etc.
> until back to the point of beginning"
> I'm not a surveyor, so I dont know all the details of legal descriptions.
> Mark

m.cogo ? 



Dylan Beaudette
Soil Resource Laboratory
University of California at Davis

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