Category: Land Surveying

The California-Nevada Border War
Land Surveying
Wendell

The California-Nevada Border War

After the United States victory in the Mexican-American War (1846-1848), both countries signed a treaty giving the U.S. nearly half of Mexico’s original sovereign territory.

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NSPS + NGS + RPLS Today = GPS on BM
Blog
Wendell

NSPS + NGS + RPLS Today = GEOID18

Join other RPLS Today members during 2018 National Surveyors Week by participating in the NOAA National Geodetic Survey’s “GPS on Bench Marks” program! By participating,

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Following Familial Footsteps
Land Surveying
gschrock

Following Familial Footsteps

Some people have an affinity for surveying or a related field ?n their blood,?and quite a few have it, literally, ?n their bloodlines.?There are a lot of multi-generational practices. These are more common among small, local firms providing, say, residential lot surveys; the nature of these firms means that they are often sole-proprietor with local knowledge and a client base that makes the following of one? parent? footsteps an attractive option.

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Surley, Gunner, Dr. DeCracker and the MisStake
Land Surveying
RJ Leaver

Surley, Gunner, Dr. DeCracker and the MisStake

Surley Surveyor and Gunner George were out staking on a property survey one Monday. Gunner was fairly new to the profession and was still breaking in the new total station. Both were under stress, because their boss back in the office was cranky and wasn? sure that the new equipment investment was a good thing.

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