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Land Surveying ACRONYMS

Land Surveying ACRONYMS

Sometimes the abbreviations and acronyms used in Land Surveying can leave you scratching your head.   Here are some of the most commonly used Acronyms used in Land Surveying today.    If you use different ones in your country feel free to add them below.

 

DESCRIPTION ABBREVIATIONS

@AT
ABUTABUTMENT
ADJADJUSTED
ANGANGLE
APPROXAPPROXIMATE
AVAVERAGE
AVEAVENUE
AZAZIMUTH
AZ MKAZIMUTH MARK
&AND
BRBDBARBED
B CBEGINNING OF CURVE
BDRYBOUNDARY
BKBANK
BLDGBUILDING
BLKBLOCK
BLVDBOULEVARD
B MBENCH MARK
B V CBEGINNING OF VERTICAL CURVE
BRDGBRIDGE
CCUT
CBCURB
CEMCEMENT
CH XCHISELED CROSS
CH €CHISELED SQUARE
CHIS SQCHISELED SQUARE
C I PCORRUGATED IRON PIPE
C/LCENTER LINE
C M PCORRUGATED METAL PIPE
COCOUNTY
CONCCONCRETE
CORCORNER
C RCURB RETURN
CULVCULVERT
DEGDEGREE
DESTDESTROYED
DIADIAMETER
DISTDISTANCE
DRDRIVE
EEAST
E CEND OF CURVE
E C REND OF CURB RETURN
e.g.FOR EXAMPLE
ELEVELEVATION
ENGRENGINEERING
E/OEAST OF
E V CEND VERTICAL CURVE
FDFOUND
F HFIRE HYDRANT
F LFLOW LINE
FNFENCE
FNCFENCE
FTFOOT OR FEET
GRGRADE
GNDGROUND
HWYHIGHWAY
HDWLHEADWALL
i.e.THAT IS
ININCH
INTINTERSECTION
INTERINTERSECTION
I PIRON PIPE OR IRON PIN
JCTJUNCTION
JUNCJUNCTION
L & TLEAD AND TACK
LOCLOCATION
L SLAND SURVEYOR
LLEFT
L/OLEFT OF
LTLEFT
LDNGLEADING
M O CMIDDLE OF CURVE
MEASMEASURE
MIMILE
MIDMIDWAY OR MIDDLE
M HMANHOLE
M H TMEAN HIGH TIDE
MKMARK
MONMONUMENT
MPMAP
M S LMEAN SEA LEVEL
NNORTH
NENORTHEAST
NGSNATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY
NONUMBER
N/ONORTH OF
NWNORTHWEST
OBSOBSERVED
O DOUTSIDE DIAMETER
OPPOPPOSITE
ORIG ORIGINAL
PGPAGE
PGSPAGES
PARPARALLEL
PAVPAVED, PAVING OR PAVEMENT
P B MPRECISE BENCH MARK
PERP PERPENDICULAR
P IPOINT OF INTERSECTION
P PPOWER POLE
PTPOINT
PVT R/WPRIVATE RIGHT OF WAY
PVMTPAVEMENT
PSTPOST
R C PREINFORCED CONCRETE PIPE
RDROAD
RDWYROADWAY
REFREFERENCE
RESRESERVOIR
RET WALLRETAINING WALL
RGERANGE
R MREFERENCE MONUMENT WORK
RHORANCHO
R PREFERENCE POINT
RRRAILROAD
RRIGHT
R/ORIGHT OF
R/WRIGHT OF WAY
SSSIDE SHOT
SSOUTH
S B B & MSAN BERNARDINO BASE & MERIDIAN
SESOUTHEAST
SECSECTION
S/OSOUTH OF
SPKSPIKE
SQSQUARE
S S MSTANDARD SURVEY MONUMENT
STSTREET
STASTATION
STDSTANDARD
ST HWYSTATE HIGHWAY
STKSTAKE
STMPDSTAMPED
STRUCTSTRUCTURE
SURVSURVEY
SWSOUTHWEST
T B MTEMPORARY BENCH MARK
TELTELEPHONE
TEL PLTELEPHONE POLE
TENTTENTATIVE
TKTACK
T TTRUCK TRAIL
TLATRILATERATION
TRITRIANGULATION
TRVTRAVERSE
TWPTOWNSHIP
U S C EUNITED STATES CORPS OF ENGINEERS
U S C & G SUNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
U S G SUNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
V CVERTICAL CURVE
VERTVERTICAL
WWEST
W CWITNESS CORNER
W/OWEST OF
W/PWITNESS POST
WRWIRE
W WLWINGWALL
X-SECCROSS SECITON
X-RDCROSS ROAD
DASH
+ -PLUS OR MINUS
OF
SQUARE OR BOX
PLUS
NUMBER
 

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