Cadastre (also spelled cadaster) is
|“||[a]n official register of the location, quantity, value, and ownership of real estate, compiled to serve as a basis for taxation.||”|
|“||the map of ownership and boundaries of land parcels, often used to record ownership and assist in calculating taxes.||”|
"The term derives from the French cadastre, a register of the survey of lands and is, in effect, the public record of the extent, value, and ownership of land for purposes of taxation."
- ↑ Geodetic Glossary.
- ↑ Geospatial Information and Geographic Information Systems (GIS): An Overview for Congress, at 3.
- ↑ OGIS Guide, Glossary (full-text).
- ↑ Georeferencing: The Geographic Associations of Information, Glossary, at 227.