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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]].<ref name=PLSS-gov>{{citation
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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]].<ref name=PLSS-gov>{{citation
 
  | title = The Public Land Survey System (PLSS)
 
  | title = The Public Land Survey System (PLSS)
 
  | url = http://www.nationalatlas.gov/articles/boundaries/a_plss.html}}</ref>
 
  | url = http://www.nationalatlas.gov/articles/boundaries/a_plss.html}}</ref>

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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.[1]

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