Lathrop, Wendy Cadastral Consulting, LLC, Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania.
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- Types of surveys
- The surveyor’s knowledge base
- Measurement technology
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The measurement of distances, angles, and heights between points and features to determine their relative locations to each other, whether under, on, or above the Earth’s surface. Analysis of these measurements establishes the horizontal and vertical relationships between points and/or lines, the shapes and contours of physical features, and parcels of land, area, and volume.
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