Alberta Township System

Alberta Township System

The Alberta Township System (ATS) is a land surveying system used in the Canadian province of Alberta and other parts of western Canada.

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Alberta Township System - How It Works
... Below is a brief description of how to lay out the DLS grid for Alberta ... This gives 127 township lines ... The 49th parallel of latitude is the first base line of the ATS system ...

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