A “strip” is just what it sounds like: A narrow parcel of land.  A”gore” is a strip in another form, such as a triangle or other odd-shaped parcel.  When a grantor conveys land he owns adjacent to a narrow strip that thereby ceases to be of benefit or importance to him, he also conveys the narrow strip unless he reserves the strip for himself by plain and specific language.  These random tracts can be valuable when there is oil and gas production and can be lost without careful contract drafting.

Escondido Services, LLC v. VKM Holdings, LP, Escondido Services, 321 S.W.3d 102 (Tex. App—Eastland)

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