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Common Mistakes to Avoid in Land Surveyor Calculations

Land surveying is a very significant task in the real estate industry. It requires a high level of precision and expertise to ensure that the land measurements and boundaries are accurate. As a land surveyor, one of the most important aspects of

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1 Reply · Reply by Richard Pettey Jun 2
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Surveyor Bookmarklets For On-The-Fly Posts to Community From Anywhere

Let's work smarter, not harder. How many of you have ever usedĀ  a bookmarklet?

How can a Bookmarklet Be Helpful to a Land Surveyor?

A bookmarklet is like a tiny wizard that lives in your browser's bookmarks bar and can magically transform any web

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1 Reply · Reply by Justin Farrow Mar 30
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Land Surveyor

What will be the best procedure to check column verticality

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I am on a job site where I am building a facility.

I have to layout pile, anchor bolt and check the pipe rack column to see if is vertical.

Is someone can tell me what will be the best procedure using Trimble Vx Robotic Total Station on the field to c

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3 Replies · Reply by Don Huston Jan 29
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Seeking Professional Surveying Relationships to Earn NCEES/Board Referrals

I would like to apply for licensure as a professional land surveyor in Nevad and California.

Recently, I receivedĀ a BAS degree in geomatics/land surveying (this is my second undergraduate degree), passed the FS exam, passed the PS exam, and became reg

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3 Replies · Reply by Keith Pagan Jul 17, 2021
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Not a Surveyor

Introduction to Roads, Road Law Expert

Paul J. Alfano is a recognized authority on New Hampshire road law, including paper streets, discontinuances and ownership disputes.Ā  He has written leading articles on the subject and delivered numerous lectures over the past thirty years, and maint

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1 Reply · Reply by J Keith Maxwell Jan 6, 2020
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Survey Legend

Quiz for Surveyors New to the Field

Rob Miglioreā€Ž shared this with us.... let's see how well you do...

Questions for New Surveyors to the FieldI sometimes give an easy quiz to potential field and CAD people during their interview, just to get an understanding of their experience.
I wonder how many of you can answer these ques

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4 Replies · Reply by Ted Jun 6, 2020
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How many feet in a Square Acre of Land?

A question that I often receive from new land surveyors isĀ Ā How many feet is a square acre?

I am not quite sure why this stumps so many, but this is basically what I tell them with they ask.

How many feet in a Square Acre of Land?AĀ squareĀ enclosing oneĀ acreĀ is approximately 69.57 yards, or

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2 Replies · Reply by Bob Krohn May 29, 2021
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