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quarter section

A parcel of land described by starting with a 640-acre section and then dividing it into four equal quarters,each with 60 acres. In the figure, A, B, and C are all quarter sections, and 1, 2, 3, and 4 together make a quarter section. See public land survey system.

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In our analysis we used 41 soil series with > 10 quarter section corners and line trees as "plots" (Table 2).
I hereby nominate [my husband] as Trustee, without bond, of [Fern's quarter section of farmland] and authorize and direct my said Trustee to take charge of said real estate on March 1, 1945, and to rent and manage the same during his lifetime or until such time as he makes distributions of his individual property, among his children, as hereinafter provided, such rents * * * to be paid to my said children ...
Explanatory variables for the estimated density functions include distance from the traditional city center at the intersection of State and Madison streets, distance from O'Hare Airport, and distance from the nearest quarter section that is part of a subcenter.
The septic system density surrounding each case and control residence was determined for three geographic scales corresponding to conventional land survey units: section (640 acres, 259 hectares), quarter section (160 acres, 64.75 hectares), and quarter-quarter section (40 acres, 16.19 hectares).
It would border on the inane for a farmer to sell such a strip of land out of his quarter section as it can only be economically farmed by him--it cannot be economically farmed by another.
Colorado Ballet's Katherine Gordon, a junior (entry-level) company member, remarks, "You have to discover what works for you." The Australian native sews ribbons near her high arches, discards part of the shanks of her Bloch Serenades, and reduces fabric excess with "Frankenstein" stitches (they look like scars but don't show onstage) on the quarter section. "Initially, I didn't know that a longer vamp would keep me from falling out of my shoes," she says.
He successfully proved up a quarter section (160 acres) of homestead land in the Peace River region and was granted an adjacent quarter section for his military service.
Fifty 10 m radius vegetation plots were established in each quarter section to measure habitat availability.
Companies will pay $64,000 per quarter section they sponsor.
Only minor work on crossings and pump houses remains to be done before this year's growing season starts, and ads offering 29 quarter section pivot irrigated fields have already appeared in local papers.
Spoon 1/8 of the cheese onto a quarter section of each crepe.
Map your home area at one inch = 100 feet (2.5 cm = 30 m); if you have large fields (e.g., a quarter section), use one inch = 440 feet (2.5 cm = 134 m).