Glossary

GIS

Geographic Information System - Software which facilitates integration and display of maps along with information about features. 

Property Survey

Any survey which creates, re-establishes, or perpetuates one or more property corners or lines.

UTM

Universal Transverse Mercator coordinate system.

UTM is a worldwide system using 60 six-drgree wide Transverse Mecator cylindric projections. Wis is covered by two UTM zones designated #15 and #16.

WTM

Wis Transverse Mercator coordinate system.

Developed by the WI DNR and based on the Universal Transvere Mecartor (UTM) system. It provides for a singular uniform statewide coordinate system.

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