Definitions of Surveying Terms

Committee of the Surveying and Mapping Division on Definitions of Surveying Terms, ASCE

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
1938, Soft Cover, Pg. 22

Manual of Practice No.: 15

Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book - Manual of Practice


Over a period of several years, engineers worked to compile and standardize a list of terms that could be applied broadly to surveying, creating this manual, Definitions of Surveying Terms. Although there is some confusion as to the meaning of certain terms used in surveying, especially in the newer fields, and in cases where more than one term is used to mean the same thing, the terms and definitions in this manual are adopted as the best usage. This manual will be of interest to both surveyors and researchers working with surveying terms.

Subject Headings: Geomatic surveys | Terminology and definition | Professional societies


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