WVC 37 - 12 - 1
§37-12-1. Survey by magnetic meridian; variations; measurement.
When any surveyor is required to survey lands which have
been surveyed before, he shall make such survey by the magnetic
meridian, but shall also return and certify in his plat the
degree of the variation of the magnetic needle from the true
meridian, at the time of the resurvey; and also (if the same can
be done) the degree of such variation at the time of the original
survey; and every survey, whether original or not, shall be made
by horizontal measurement, unless otherwise provided by deed or
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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