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GLO Resources - Original Island Surveys

The materials and information listed below have been made available by the General Land Office (GLO), U.S. Bureau of Land Management - Eastern States, and others as noted.

Orange Risdon Survey Maps
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Township 32 North, Range 15 West Northwest Part of North Manitou Island
Township 32 North, Range 14 West Northeast Part of North Manitou Island
Township 31 North, Range 15 West Southwest Part of North Manitou Island & North Part of South Manitou Island
Township 31 North, Range 14 West Southeast Part of North Manitou Island
Township 30 North, Range 15 West South Part of South Manitou Island
Township 30 North, Range 15 West South Manitou Island ~ "Sandy Point" detail (lighthouse reservation)

Composit Survey Maps
North Manitou Island View, or download large format TIF image
South Manitou Island View, or download large format TIF image

Orange Risdon Survey Field Notes
Township 32 North, Range 15 West Northwest Part of North Manitou Island
Township 32 North, Range 14 West Northeast Part of North Manitou Island
Township 31 North, Range 15 West Southwest Part of North Manitou Island & North Part of South Manitou Island
Township 31 North, Range 14 West Southeast Part of North Manitou Island
Township 30 North, Range 15 West South Part of South Manitou Island

Helpful Literature
Glossary of Terms Associated with Land Patents
About Land Entry Files of the General Land Office
Land Measurement and Survey, by J.J. Holmberg, Pacific Northwest Land-Grant Universities

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