Surveying and Mapping, Volumen14

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1954
 

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Página 15 - ... requiring knowledge of an advanced type in a field of science or learning customarily acquired by a prolonged course of specialized intellectual instruction and study...
Página 16 - ... a prolonged course of specialized intellectual instruction and study in an institution of higher learning, or a hospital, as distinguished from a general academic education or from an apprenticeship or from training in the performance of routine mental, manual or physical processes...
Página 15 - ... of such a character that the output produced or the result accomplished cannot be standardized in relation to a given period of time...
Página 206 - In view of the definition of the mean high tide, as given by the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey, that "Mean high water at any place is the average height of all the high waters at that place over a considerable period of time...
Página 40 - When the description refers to a map, and that reference is inconsistent with other particulars, it controls them if it appear that the parties acted with reference to the map; otherwise, the map is subordinate to other definite and ascertained particulars.
Página 507 - Honesty, justice, and courtesy form a moral philosophy which, associated with mutual interest among men, constitutes the foundation of ethics. The engineer should recognize such a standard, not in passive observance, but as a set of dynamic principles guiding his conduct and way of life. It is his duty to practice his profession according to these Canons of Ethics. As the keystone of professional conduct is integrity, the engineer will discharge his duties with fidelity to the public, his employers,...
Página 166 - This is the legal rule, and is not limited to government surveys, but applies as well to water lots which appear as such on town plats. (Bay City Gas Light Co. v. The Industrial Works, 28 Mich. Reports, 182.) It often happens, therefore, that the lines of city lots bounded on navigable streams are deflected as they strike the bank, or the line where the bank was when the town was first laid out. When the stream is very crooked, and especially if there...
Página 426 - I HOLD every man a debtor to his profession; from the which, as men of course do seek to receive countenance and profit, so ought they of duty to endeavour themselves, by way of amends, to be a help and ornament thereunto.
Página 37 - Webster) is the act or occupation of making surveys, or that branch of applied mathematics which teaches the art of determining the area of any portion of the earth's surface, the lengths and directions of the bounding lines, the contour of the surface, etc., and of accurately delineating the whole on paper.
Página 163 - As well might the statute declare that if a man loses his deed, he shall lose his land altogether. But if by extinct corner is meant one in respect to the actual location of which all reliable evidence is lost, then the following remarks are pertinent. 1. There would undoubtedly be a presumption in such a case, that the corner was correctly fixed by the government surveyor where the field notes indicated it to be. 2. But this is only a presumption, and may be overcome by any satisfactory evidence...

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