is a description of a tract of land by starting
at a given point, running so many feet a
certain direction, so many feet another
direction etc., back to the point of beginning.
Example: in figure 5 notice the small tract
of land outlined. The following would be
a typical metes and bounds description of
that tract of land. "Begin at the center
of the section, thence north 660 feet, thence
east 660 feet, thence south 660 feet, thence
west 660 feet, back to the point of beginning,
and containing 10 acres, being part of Sec.