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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geodesy

Geodesy — also known as geodetics, geodetic engineering or geodetics engineering — a .... Plano-polar, in which points in a plane are defined by a distance s from a .... For Planet-wide geodetic surveys, previously impossible, we can still ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U.S._National_Geodetic_Survey

The National Geodetic Survey (NGS), formerly the United States Survey of the Coast (1807–1836), United States Coast Survey (1836–1878), and United States Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) (1878–1970), is a United States federal agency that defines and ...

www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/geodetic%20survey

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

www.ngs.noaa.gov/INFO/WhatWeDo.shtml

Jun 5, 2017 ... The mission of the National Geodetic Survey (NGS) is to define, maintain and provide access to the National Spatial Reference System (NSRS) ...

www.ngs.noaa.gov/heightmod/Definition.shtml

Since the first general adjustment of the geodetic leveling network was completed in 1900, NGS has been responsible for defining the official, legal vertical ...

www.dictionary.com/browse/geodetic-survey

Geodetic survey definition, a land area survey in which the curvature of the surface of the earth is taken into account. See more.

www.thefreedictionary.com/geodetic+survey

A survey of a large area of land in which corrections are made to account for the curvature of the earth. American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, ...

definitions.uslegal.com/g/geodetic-survey-system

Geodetic survey system is a method created for the purpose of land description and consists of nationwide marks at longitude and latitude points. The geodetic ...

civilengineersforum.com/geodetic-surveying

Geodetic surveying is the survey in which the curvature of the earth is taken into account and higher degree of accuracy in linear and angular observations is ...