Coast and Geodetic Survey
Coast and Geodetic Survey Coast and Geodetic Survey A bureau of the United States government charged with the topographic and hydrographic survey of the coast and the execution of belts of primary triangulation and lines of precise leveling in the interior. It now belongs to the Department of Commerce and Labor. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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