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NOAA's National Geodetic Survey maintains key resources for locational and coordi-
nate systems at www.ngs.noaa.gov/
The documentation of the U.S. State-Plane Coordinate System prepared by James
Stem is available from NOAA at www.ngs.noaa.gov/PUBS_LIB/ManualNOSNGS5.pdf
Roman Centuration is described in some detail by John Peterson at www.sys.uea.ac.
The National Atlas provides an introduction to the PLSS at http://nationalatlas.gov/
Detailed instructions for the Public Land Survey are contained at www.blm.gov/
A very thorough and well-developed introduction to the history and legalities of land
surveys and information in the United States is available at www.premierdata.com/
A good description of the metes-and-bounds survey system from Tennessee is avail-
able at www.tngenweb.org/tnland/metes-b.htm
Detailed description and parameters for the State-Plane Coordinate System are avail-
able at www.ngs.noaa.gov/PUBS_LIB/ManualNOSNGS5.pdf
Resources on U.S. datum measurements and conversions are available at www.ngs.
The U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management maintain a website for
information for specific PLS questions at www.geocommunicator.gov
The Information and Service System for European Coordinate Reference Systems
(CRS) has a website at http://crs.bkg.bund.de/crs-eu/