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Change of coordinates system from psad56 to wgs84

Problems in local government entities, about the change of Coordinate System from psad56 to wgs84 Even though there are many professionals with knowledge of cartography and geodesy, in the local government entities in Peru it is still difficult for those who work within these, to generate a reference or map in which it is reflected, the real change or conversion of the psad56 coordinate system to the wgs84 system without this causing numerical location problems. It seems that there is no…

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1 Reply · Reply by Justin Farrow Jul 5

Survey Business

Deed Description - Check Lot - Maine

I am looking for a definition of "Check Lot". I have found a deed description that calls for "Check Lot #7", for example.  Can anyone define the term "check" as it is used here.  It is 1 of 16 lots that makes up what appears to be a "School Lot".  Here in Maine the funds obtained from the sale of the timber on said School Lot or the sale of the property itself, was to go to the school(s) in the town.  The Check Lots started with #1 in the SE corner, north through Lot #4, then west to Lot #5,…

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Total Station VS 3D Scanner

  hey guys  what is your oponion regarding a site of about 5.5 hectars to be surveyed by total station and a 3d Scanner, would both of them will got fixed and come exactly togather or some deference is tolerable? the leghnt of the area is about 0.5 km, and there the 3D scanner and the total station survey result have some about 70cm rotation generally at one part of the other part be fixed togather is it normal? Thanks. 

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Automatic Topographic Mapping?

Good afternoon everyone I work for a transportation company. I would like to create grade diagrams (eg side-view tophographic maps) for certain sections of our network. Is there any way of automating this process? As you can see on the attached example, I require route distance to be indicated on the X axis with grades (ie gradients) on the Y-axis.  Ideally, I would simply switch on a GPS/elevation system that would automatically plot this information as I moved along the route. Any and all…

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2 Replies · Reply by Wassim CH. Aug 9