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Survey Earth Newsletter #7

Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on February 20, 2018 at 4:30pm — Comment On This...

Two New Exciting Features inside New Surveying Community

Do We Have any Podcasters in the community? A couple of new features we finished were integrated into the NEW SITE this weekend.
1) A new podcasting system which will allow members to upload and share surveying related radio and podcasts with the community
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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on February 18, 2018 at 4:30pm — Comment On This...

Amazing Survey Markers Around the World

With Survey Earth in a Day just around the corner again, knowing where your local markers are will come in handy when deciding where to submit a point from. Aside from our growing collection of Survey Marker Photos (photos tagged 'marker' inside the community), occasionally we will share marker photos on our Facebook Page which…

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on January 25, 2018 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

New Vendor Group Hub for Posting Special Surveyor Promotions

A New Vendor Group Hub for Posting Deals, Special Promotions and Discounts has been added just for you!  Share Your Specials and We'll Share Your Post!…

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on January 13, 2018 at 1:57pm — Comment On This...

New Year, New Survey Equipment Rental Special!

Check out this NEW YEAR RENTAL SPECIAL

 

Rent a Network Rover System



Including a Data Collector and Wifi Hotspot 



for…

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on January 12, 2018 at 5:00pm — Comment On This...

Incredibly Interesting Out-Of-Print Books for Geodetic Surveyors

I stumbled upon a few interesting books that you may find as interesting as I have. These books will be particularly interesting to geodetic surveyors  and those surveyors across the planet who annually participate in Survey Earth in a Day.  Flat- Earthers may find them to challenge their theories.

A history of the determination of the figure of the earth from arc measurements…

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on January 9, 2018 at 8:00pm — Comment On This...

2017 Surveyor Community Annual Report

2017 has been an amazing year in the world of land surveying. Jaybird just finished compiling a report for the 2017 Annual Report for our Facebook Page and coming soon for the Surveying Jobs Page, Survey Earth in a Day and of course the entire…

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on December 20, 2017 at 5:30pm — Comment On This...

Should Surveyors Be Alarmed?

While doing a little research into search trends for Land Surveying and Land Surveyors using Google trends, it is quite interesting to see that overall, searches for land surveyors worldwide have gone down significantly since 2008.    Would you venture to state your opinion as to why this might be the case?…

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on November 28, 2017 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

We Are So Thankful For You!

Just wanted to take a moment to tell you all how thankful we are for this community and for you. I hope you are all enjoying time with your family.

Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on November 23, 2017 at 2:22pm — Comment On This...

Roundtable Discussion: Survey Markers Around the World

surveyor markers and control points around the world Every land surveyor with a cellphone is likely to have a few survey marker shots.   You can see from our photo library that there are surveyor markers from…

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on October 6, 2017 at 8:00pm — 3 Comments

Roundtable Discussion: What is the best total station you used in the field up to now?

Land Surveyors discuss best total stations equipment to use for surveying

Best Total stations Discussion Wanna see the type of surveying equipment your fellow land surveyors…

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on September 26, 2017 at 5:30pm — 9 Comments

Show Your Surveyor Pride on Facebook

Yesterday, we introduced a new way to show your pride as a Land Surveyors United Member by adding a frame to your profile photo...i must say it is really taking off!…

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on August 23, 2017 at 2:30pm — Comment On This...

200 Ultimate Surveyor Guides Combined

If you are looking for a quick way to drill into the most popular content in the community, where to find the group for your location or the support forum for the type of surveying equipment you use, take a look at this:

Land Surveyor Community Mega Guide

Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on August 3, 2017 at 5:00pm — Comment On This...

New Surveyor Community Milestone: 12,000 Members Worldwide

We are SO Pleased to announce that Today we accepted our 12,000th land surveyor to the community!! Just a quick note to express gratitude for all of the wonderful land surveyors who follow and contribute to this page and to Land Surveyors United Community …

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on August 2, 2017 at 6:50pm — Comment On This...

New Features and Tools for Surveyors Seeking Employment

If you are a surveyor currently seeking employment, you probably already know that we work hard behind the scenes in order to help you find those jobs.   Our previous jobs board at helped over 300 surveyors find work per year, but as things change and software is phased out, so to we must change.  So we've built a new and improved site here at http://jobs.landsurveyorsunited.org   Notice the only difference is…

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on June 30, 2017 at 6:30pm — Comment On This...

June Is a Month of Celebration for Land Surveyors Worldwide

Surveyors Are United!  We are Stronger than Ever Before

I have a few announcements and some new cool things for you to check out over the weekend, but first, I would like to extend a warm welcome to all of our new members on Land Surveyors United.  We appreciate you joining us in our mission to bridge the gaps between surveyors and to strengthen the…

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on May 26, 2017 at 6:28pm — 1 Comment

A Manual of Land Surveying 1839

A manual of land surveying; comprising an elementary course of practice with instruments and a treatise upon the survey of public and private lands



ESTABLISHED 1845

W. & L. E. GURLEY, TROY, N. Y.

MANUFACTURERS OF Civil Engineers' and Surveyors' Instruments

All Instruments Sent to the Purchaser Adjusted and Ready for Use.

Send for Full Illus- trated Price List and Circular.

A MANUAL LAND…
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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on May 18, 2017 at 8:30pm — Comment On This...

Really Terrific 3D Model Examples for Surveyors

If you haven't checked out Google's 3D warehouse, there are some really cool 3D model examples that I think would be of interest to all of you.  

Surveyor's Measuring Tape

Surveyor using Topcon Robot

Instrument Measurements

Surveyor Work Truck   (…

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on May 2, 2017 at 7:24pm — Comment On This...

Surveyor Worktruck Showcase

surveyor work truck A land surveyor's truck doubles and triples at times as his/her office, home, sanctuary and place of peace and quiet.  Over the years, hundreds of photos have been submitted by you and your fellow surveyors of crews at work and the…

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on April 27, 2017 at 8:28pm — 2 Comments

Just 48 Days Until Survey Earth in a Day 6

THIS EVENT OCCURS AT YOUR LOCATION SO IF YOU PLAN TO SUBMIT A POINT, CLICK "GOING' here on the facebook event.



THIS IS A FREE EVENT FOR LAND SURVEYORS ONLY

YOU DON"T HAVE TO "GO" ANYWHERE, SIMPLY SUBMIT A POINT FROM YOUR CURRENT LOCATION





Reasons to Participate in …

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on April 14, 2017 at 6:30pm — Comment On This...

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