"A regular township, according to United States surveys, is 6 miles square and is divided into 36 equal parts or sections, each section containing 640 acres and measuring one mile square...How many acres or land in 4.75 sections? How many more acres in 7.5 sections than there are in 3 sections? How many acres of land in .5 section?, 2.5 sections?, 5 sections? How many more acres in 3.5 sections than in 2 sections?" -Foster, 1921

Land Measurement

"A regular township, according to United States surveys, is 6 miles square and is divided into 36 equal…

Diagram illustrating the conversion of a barrier reef into an atoll.

Barrier Reef

Diagram illustrating the conversion of a barrier reef into an atoll.