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## G. Curvilinear Traverses

### 1. Definition

A *curvilinear traverse* is one which includes at least one arc as a side, Figure G-1.

Figure G-1 |

Many parcel boundaries contain curved lines. Some standard traverse computations need modification in order to account for curves. For example, latitudes and departures are determined for straight lines Understanding a circular arc's geometry and its relationship to adjacent boundary elements is critical to ensure boundaries are correctly defined.