What is a Glo survey?

The GLO oversaw the surveying, platting, and sale of the public lands in the Western United States and administered the Homestead Act and the Preemption Act in disposal of public lands. The GLO was placed under the Secretary of the Interior when the Department of the Interior was formed in 1849.

What is a BLM land patent?

Federal Land Patents offer researchers a source of information on the initial transfer of land titles from the Federal government to individuals. Land Status Records are used by BLM Western State Offices to document the ongoing state of a township’s Federal and private land regarding title, lease, rights, and usage.

How do you know if something is BLM land?

You will now see orange shaded areas laid over a satellite map. These orange shaded areas are BLM lands. You can camp for free on these lands, as long as there is a public road leading into these lands. Follow these roads until you see a clearing where you can pull your vehicle off to and camp.

How do I find land patents?

Several million federal land patent records from 1788 to the 1960s are available online at the Bureau of Land Management – General Land Office Records (BLM-GLO) site.

Where are BLM lands?

A: Most BLM lands are in Western states, including:

  • Alaska.
  • Arizona.
  • California.
  • Colorado.
  • Idaho.
  • Montana.
  • Nevada.
  • New Mexico.

Can you still get a land patent?

Many original colonies’ land patents came from the corresponding country of control (e.g., Great Britain). Most such patents were permanently granted. Those patents are still in force; the United States government honors those patents by treaty law, and, as with all such land patents, they cannot be changed.

Can mining claims still be patented?

A patented mining claim is one for which the Federal Government has passed its title to the claimant, giving him or her exclusive title to the locatable minerals and, in most cases, the surface and all resources. Until the moratorium is lifted or otherwise expires, the BLM will not accept any new patent applications.

Is BLM patented?

Is BLM copyrighted? No, BLM is too short to copyright. It is in the public domain. Single words and short phrases are unprotectable as copyrights in the United States.

What can you do on BLM lands?

Other things you can do on BLM land include hunting (with a permit), hiking, off-highway driving, horseback riding, and swimming. In fact, most outdoor recreational activities are allowed on BLM land, with the stipulation that you leave the land the way you found it.

How can I find the history of my land?

Where to find digitised NSW LRS historical records. Records that have been imaged or converted to the digitised titling system can be accessed online, over the counter at NSW LRS, via NSW LRS public terminals or NSW State Archives and Records, in-person at the State Library and through approved Information Brokers.

Where can I find BLM survey notes and plats?

To locate General Land Office and BLM cadastral survey notes and plats, please search BLM General Land Office records online or contact the appropriate state office . BLM’s General Land Office (GLO) Records Automation web site provides access to Federal land conveyance records for the Public Land States.

How to check land status on BLM Glo Records?

Click the Search Land Status button. You will be switched to the ” Search Results ” page. You can get a brief description of what each field means by hovering your mouse over it. You can get more detailed information by checking the Glossary in the Reference Center. For more tips and help, check out our Land Status Search Overview .

What is the BLM mineral and land records system?

Click here to review LR2000. The Mineral & Land Records System (MLRS) is a new online platform being implemented by the BLM to deliver state-of-the-art mineral and land records transactions, tracking, mapping, and more for BLM customers and staff.

What kind of survey is the BLM LR2000?

LR2000, provides reports on non-Alaska BLM land and mineral use authorizations for oil, gas, and geothermal leasing, rights-of-ways, coal and other mineral development, land and mineral title, mining claims, withdrawals, classifications, and more on federal lands or on federal mineral estate. This is a text- based system (i.e. no online maps).