Spanish and Mexican Land Grants in California

Boundaries of the Spanish and Mexican Land grants as entered into the State of California land survey. GIS Shape files of the boundaries of the California Ranchos provided by Tracey Hughes, GIS Coordinator, Social Sciences & Humanities Library, UC San Diego. GIS layer of the Public Land Survey System (i.e. townships, ranges, sections) in California that includes Spanish and Mexican land grant areas (because they were excluded from surveys). The dataset is titled: "PLSA" and was downloaded from the Teale GIS Library. Online in April 2009 at:

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DC_Title Spanish and Mexican land grants in California
DC_Title_Alternative California Ranchos
DC_Creator_CorporateName State of California Public Land Survey System
DC_Subject_Specific Land Grants, Boundaries, Ranchos, Spanish Colonial period, Mexico, History
DC_Source California Public Land Survey Administration
DC_Language eng
DC_Type Dataset
DC_Format Multipart
DC_Format_Specific GIS, KML, Text, PNG
DC_Contributor_CorporateName ECAI, ECCA
DC_Contributor_CorporateName_Address I School, UC Berkeley
DC_Contributor_PersonalName Jeanette Zerneke
DC_Contributor_PersonalName_Address I School, UC Berkeley
DC_Date_Created 2012-05-01T00:00:00Z
DC_Coverage_PeriodName Colonial Period
DC_Coverage_PlaceName California, USA
ECAI_Team North_American_Religion
ECAI_Theme History, Religion, Trade Routes
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