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Topography and surveying

United States. Army. Office of the Chief of Engineers.

Topography and surveying

map and aerial photograph reading

by United States. Army. Office of the Chief of Engineers.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington .
Written in English

  • Maps, Military.,
  • Photographic interpretation (Military science)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMap and aerial photograph reading.
    Statementprepared under direction of the Chief of Engineers.
    SeriesTraining manual -- no. 2180-5
    ContributionsUnited States. War Dept.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination152 p., [3] fold. leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23053216M

    The Surveyor's Pocket-Book, Containing Brief Statements of Mathematical Principles, and Useful Results in Mechanical Philosophy, Compiled from Various Sources, and Designed Principally as a Book of Reference for Surveyors and Civil Engineers, (Chillicothe, Ohio, ), pages of which 15 pages are particularly about surveying and 40 are. The topographic survey may include man-made underground items, like utility lines. The topographic survey will probably also show the improvements like buildings, utility poles, retaining walls, etc. The changes in elevation on the surface are usually shown as contours. A contour line is a line that connects points with the same elevation.

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Presents new electronic surveying methods that have changed conventional procedures in topographic surveying. Establishes procedural guidance, specifications, and quality control criteria for performing field topographic surveying in support of planning, engineering and design, construction, and environmental restoration : Not Available.

Technical Engineering and Design Guides, as adapted from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, No. 29 This manual includes the new electronic surveying methods that have changed conventional equipment and procedures in topographic surveying. The manual establishes procedural guidance, specifications, and quality control criteria for performing field topographic surveying in support of planning 3/5(2).

TOPOGRAPHY, COASTLINE DELINEATION AND AIDS TO NAVIGATION POSITIONING Specifications All tasks shall assume, as a minimum, the specifications stated in publication S (IHO Standards for Hydrographic Surveying), particularly those relating to Chapter 2.

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MANUAL OF TOPOGRAPHIC METHODS." By HENRY GANNETT. CHAPTER. INTRODUCTION. OBJECT OF THIS MANUAL. The object of this manual is a description of the topographic work, instruments, and methods of the United States Geological Survey, primarily for the information of the men engaged in this work.

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For topographic mapping, the desired level accuracy is the plottable error, the shortest distance that can be depicted on a map at a given scale. Surveying or land surveying is the technique, profession, art and science of determining the terrestrial or three-dimensional positions of points and the distances and angles between them.

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The way you plan a topographical survey will also depend on its purpose. You will use a planning method similar to the one described for soil surveys (see Volume 6, Soil, Section ). First make a preliminary or reconnaissance survey.

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Even coverage over survey area- In this option point spacing should be approximately equal over the entire area of the survey.

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