geodetic survey
noun Date: 1880 a survey of a large land area in which corrections are made for the curvature of the earth's surface

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  • geodetic survey — ge′odet′ic sur′vey n. sur a land area survey in which the curvature of the surface of the earth is taken into account • Etymology: 1875–80, amer …   From formal English to slang

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  • geodetic survey system — A system of nationwide survey marks (bench) at longitude and latitude points, created by the federal government. A scientific method of integrating all real estate within the continental United States into one unified system …   Black's law dictionary

  • U.S. National Geodetic Survey — Closeup of a Geodetic Survey marker National Geodetic Survey, formerly called the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (U.S.C.G.S.), is a United States federal agency that defines and manages a national coordinate system, providing the foundation for… …   Wikipedia

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  • National Geodetic Survey — Der U.S. National Geodetic Survey ist eine der US Regierung unterstellte Organisation der Geodäsie, die für die Landesvermessung innerhalb der USA verantwortlich ist. Sie ist seit 1970 Teil der National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coast and Geodetic Survey — Coast and Geodetic Survey, das Zentralbureau der Gradmessungsarbeiten der Vereinigten Staaten von Nordamerika in Washington, war ursprünglich nur für Küstenvermessungen bestimmt …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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