Updating a land patent

These terms are defined in accordance with their meaning and usage within the surveying profession.

Many of these terms are defined using slang or historical definitions.

Bearings are classified according to the meridian of reference, such as; astronomic, geodetic, magnetic, grid, assumed, – (PLSS)- A corner accessory which may be a natural object that can be readily identified by its distance and direction from the corner being recorded.

Also, used commonly in private surveys and construction surveys.

– (SURVEY)- A line of demarcation between adjoining parcels of land.

The parcels of land may be of the same or of different ownership, but distinguished at some time in the history of their descent by separate legal descriptions.

Under the New Mexico constitution beneficial use is the basis, the measure and the limit of the right to use water; therefore, beneficial use of public water diverted or impounded by manmade works is an essential element in the development of a water right.

– (PLSS)- A sufficient number of trees differing from line trees in that they stand within 50 links of and on either side of the line, rather than being intersected by it, are blazed on two sides quartering toward the line.

A line is run connecting the monument to a regular corner on the section boundary.– (SURVEY)- A reference to, or statement of, an object, course, distance or other matter of description in a survey or grant requiring or calling for a corresponding object, or other matter of description.- (WATER RIGHTS)- A demand that upstream water rights with more recent (junior) priority dates than the calling right cease diverting; the exercise of a senior water right holder in "calling" for his or her water rights, requiring junior water right holders to allow water to pass to the senior right holder.- (SURVEY)- Cell tower surveys are required by the FAA and include 2-C Letters and 1-A Letters that certify to the FAA certain requirements including vertical height and horizontal location of the tower.ustomized "hybrid" ALTA survey that uses a specified scope of work to detail the cell tower lease area, access easements and utility easements.Appurtenant easements run with the land and are a part of a conveyance of land, whether mentioned in the conveyance or not.- (WATER RIGHTS)- A geologic formation, group of formations, or part of a formation that contains sufficient saturated permeable material to yield significant quantities of water to wells and springs.

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