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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 include dummy variables that equal one when a quarter section is within one-third of a mile and between one-third and one mile of the following sites: a highway interchange, a commuter rail station, an elevated train line (the "el"), a station on an electric line serving the South Side, and Lake Michigan.
6 percent in 2020 (recall that population data are not yet available for 2000 at the quarter section level).
At the effective date of valuation, Bonaventure owned most of a quarter section of land (160 acres) in the northwest quadrant of the city of Edmonton in the province of Alberta.
Land grants to homesteaders and to the Canadian Pacific Railway were based on the 1/2 mile square, 160 acre quarter sections.
At that time section and quarter section corners were marked by wooden posts and earth or stone mounds.
Tappit has recently acquired the mineral rights to 30 quarter sections (4,800 gross acres) in this area at working interests varying from 50-100 percent.
The Ribstone interest area consists of 1600 acres covering 10 quarter sections.
The total areal extent of the project, which is subject to additional seismic and follow-up drilling and the risks inherent therein, is estimated to be 6 to 12 quarter sections.
San Telmo's previously disclosed Gordondale Prospect is a three quarter sections of land.
22 percent interest in two adjacent quarter sections at the Alberta land sale held yesterday.
Progress to date includes the construction of the hulls, the pouring of concrete flooring and the substantial completion of the steel foundation for the first two quarter sections of the casino barge.
Two Crown quarter sections (320 gross acres, 160 net acres) were purchased at the sale at a cost of $37,200, adding to our existing land position of six freehold quarter sections (960 gross acres, 480 net acres) acquired over the last year.