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The ''''Public Land Survey System''' is used in the United States of America to unambiguously locate and describe land based on a rectangular grid system. The system was used to subdivide and transfer land from public ownership to government ownership in most of the states west of the [[Mississippi River]].

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The 'Public Land Survey System is used in the United States of America to unambiguously locate and describe land based on a rectangular grid system. The system was used to subdivide and transfer land from public ownership to government ownership in most of the states west of the Mississippi River.