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Surveyor Symbols & Signs -- A Guide  


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March 13, 2018 11:28 am  

Thanks to a post on the United Surveyors of Arizona Facebook page, here is an article you might enjoy reading / criticizing / trampling on / setting ablaze ...

Surveyor Symbols & Signs – A Guide

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March 13, 2018 12:59 pm  

Lath are so 20th century, I almost never see them in the field anymore (on oil and gas jobs). And who in the heck marks up control points.......hide them or lose them!!!


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March 13, 2018 1:01 pm  

Not real definitive.  My favorite comment from the article:

"I never knew that all the stakes and flags you see by the road were put up by surveyors to communicate some sort of meaning."

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Allen Wrench
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March 13, 2018 3:28 pm  

I like this one:

"I didn’t realize that control points were meant to give the latitude and longitude and are not meant to be disturbed"

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