The basic drawings (maps) of the landcadastre (ownership boundaries) for all public and private lands. Parcel maps are typically maintained at a variety of scales,which show only diagram layouts of the basic landcadastre. They are commonly related in some manner to legal description documents, which typically constitute the record for describing boundary ownership for a given parcel (e.g.bounds descriptions). Parcel maps of an area providemore than a representation of ownership. The maps serve a wide range of purposes if they are constructed with a knownlevel of positional accuracy and integrated with other cultural and physical information. Such databases are frequently used as a multipurpose cadaster.