NEBRASKA'S EARLY
GEODETIC SURVEYS

By Jerold F. Penry


Describes the early geodetic surveying in Nebraska beginning with the Missouri River Commission surveys of the 1880's and followed by the surveys of the U.S. Geological Survey and the U.S. Coast & Geodetic Surveys of the 1890's. Also describes the State Surveys of the Great Depression and the Magnetic Surveys. Details the early triangulation and leveling procedures as well as topographic mapping. Many historical maps, photos, and illustrations. Ideal for the surveyor retracing geodetic bench marks or other monuments. Of interest to the geocacher looking for older survey markers.

8.5"x11" Softbound, 64 Pages, 86 Historical Photos, Line Drawings, and Maps.
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