# Adjustment of Traverses

*by*Robert P. Vreeland,

**Serial Information**:

*Journal of the Surveying and Mapping Division*, 1969, Vol. 95, Issue 1, Pg. 25-34

**Document Type:**Journal Paper

**Abstract:**The procedure used for the adjustment of a traverse should reflect the estimated precision of the methods employed for measurement of angles and lengths. The Least Squares method is best adapted for this purpose. The adjustment of a compass traverse (for which only two condition equations are required) is shown to depend on the quantity

**Subject Headings:**Least squares method

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