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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

    Solution to Last Week's Puzzler
    Architecture Puzzler #441

    Question

    In U.S. government land measures, how large is a "section" and how large is a "township"?

    Answer

    A "section" is a mile square, or 640 acres (259 hectares). A "township" is 36 sections, or 6 miles square. In many areas of the United States, particularly in the western states where the land was laid out by the government, the terms township and section are usually used in the land title description in order to describe a property's location.
     


     

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    Dave Guadagni, AIA, is an architect with Robertson/Sherwood/Architects

    Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2009, Dave Guadagni.

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