Control Surveys: Historical Summary, Preface, and Chapter 1

Task Committee on the Preparation of a Manual on Control Surveys

Serial Information: Journal of the Surveying and Mapping Division, 1970, Vol. 96, Issue 2, Pg. 245-251

Document Type: Journal Paper


This report reviews preliminary needs for modern control survey standards and applications with information sources. Control surveys are defined, as well as kinds of measurement, triangulation, traverse, leveling, trilateration and aerotriangulation. Elements of control surveys are also considered.

Subject Headings: Control surveys | Triangulation | Leveling

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