Definition: Cadastral information

UN - Geographic Information Systems

Records that describe the past, present and future rights and interests in land ownership for legal and tax purposes. Cadastral maps show the geographic location and extent of land parcels. Cadastral surveys in many countries now use GIS to store this information. Also called land titling information.
Source:
United Nations, "Handbook on Geospatial Infrastructure in Support of Census Activities", Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Statistics Division, Studies in Methods, Series F No. 103, New York, 2009
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