ELEMENTARY SURVEY AND MAP MAKING

HERE YOU GET KNOWLEDGE ON THE ELEMENTARY SURVEY AND MAP MAKING COVERING AREAS SUCH AS
MEANING OF SIMPLE LAND SURVEY
TYPES OF SIMPLE LAND SURVEY
CHAIN/TAPE SURVEY
DIFFERENT TYPES OF EQUIPMENT USED IN CHAIN/TYPE SURVEYING
IMPORTANCE OF SURVEY

4 principles of prismatic compass surveying

Prismatic compass surveying is the method of surveying in which the direction of surveying lines and angular measurements are determined with a magnetic compass and the length of surveying lines are measured with a tape or chain. The following are principles of prismatic compass surveying Make sure that there is no magnetic materials to avoid …

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4 Disadvantages of using prismatic compass surveying

Prismatic compass surveying is the method of surveying in which the direction of surveying lines and angular measurements are determined with a magnetic compass and the length of surveying lines are measured with a tape or chain. The following are disadvantages/demerits of using prismatic compass surveying can not be conducted in areas known to have …

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Importance of levelling in field work

Leveling is a method or element of land surveying which deals with determining points on land surface above sea level. The points of known height are called benchmarks and they are determined from an assumed zero height point at sea level called datum. It employs leveling instrument such as theodolite and the abney level.  The …

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7 importance of land surveying

Surveying or land surveying is the technique and science of accurately determining the terrestrial or three-dimensional position of points and the distances and angles between them. These points are usually on the surface of the Earth, and they are often used to establish land maps and boundaries for ownership or governmental purposes.   The following …

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Advantages and disadvantages of plane table survey

Advantages and disadvantages of plane table survey

Plane table survey is a graphical method of surveying in which the field works and the plotting is done simultaneously. It is particularly adopting small mapping. Plane table surveying is used for locating the field computation of the area of the field. Advantages of plane table survey: It is most suitable for preparing small scale …

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5 advantages of a simple chain survey

5 advantages of a simple chain survey

A chain survey is a simple land survey that deals with measuring and recording a series of linear distances on the ground by using a chain or a tape measure. The chain survey is the simplest method of surveying. In this survey, only measurements are taken in the field, and the rest work, such as …

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