What Is Geodetic Surveying?

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A geodetic survey is defined as the scientific discipline of surveying the earth with regards to its shape and size. These surveys include mapping the earth's gravitational field, tides and the movement of the earth's crust among others.
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A survey of a large area of land in which corrections are made to account for the curvature of the Earth.
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n. A survey of a large area of land in which corrections are made to account for the curvature of the earth.
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NOAA's National Geodetic Survey (NGS) defines and manages a national coordinate
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Archeologists use topographical surveys anymore, particularly in mountainous regions. Land surveyors conduct plane and geodetic surveys depending on the terrain as I understand it.
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Geodetic surveying refers to the survey of the earth's surface. Also called geodesy, the branch of earth science makes allowance for the earth's curvature and but gives an accurate framework for smaller-scale surveys.
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