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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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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.
None of the appraisers called by the operators were prepared to give any consideration to an upward adjustment in their en bloc [larger parcel] values to take into account the smaller parcels involved even though some admitted that a small parcel might attract a larger per acre value than a whole quarter section.
Fifty 10 m radius vegetation plots were established in each quarter section to measure habitat availability.
The feat is to sell advertising on quarter sections of land (one half mile squared).
Spoon mixture equally onto a quarter section of each of 8 packaged crepes (9 in.
If you grow on a quarter section or larger, plant shelterbelts every 660 feet across the prevailing winds.
When I bought one quarter of a quarter section I presumed that I was getting a full 40 acres measuring 1,320 feet on a side.
As a first step, the technician plots the GPS-derived locations of the section and quarter section corners on the display screen.
The woman in Mountrail county was born in 1903, married in the 1920s and lived on one quarter section of land.
in the Penn Quarter section of the Capital, unites all of the firm's personnel in one location on four floors.