1st Qtr 2015: Tech Section: Surveying Turning Points

Posted on February 11, 2015January 23, 2021Categories PRODUCT, TECHNICALTags , , , , , ,

Surveying Turning Points

Most superintendents had a surveying class in college, but when a skill isn’t used everyday, it can be difficult to remember the lessons that were learned many years ago. I thought it would be helpful to provide a basic chart that could be kept as a reference for the next time you need to survey an area for drainage. This chart can be used in a log book that can be purchased from any surveying store, or created in any program, such as Excel, that can create columns. The six columns are set up as shown below.

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There are six columns in your log. The first column identifies the point that is being shot. The second column