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Old Dominion Surveyor - November 2017

Friday, November 17, 2017   (3 Comments)
Posted by: Ebonique Ellis
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Four Phases of Producing a House Location Plat
by George O'Quinn

The Land Survey is usually represented at the settlement table in the form of a Map or Plat. The plat is the final work product of the Land Surveyor and many do not know of the process and effort required. The purpose of the article is to provide some basic, minimum information about what we in our office call the four phases of map making, read more.

Caption This!

Click here and suggest some captions for the photo taken by John Cruz of Control Point Associates.

My suggestion: "All this equipment can't find a field mouse."

"Splash for Cash"
Bob Taliaferro spends a moment describing his co-worker who was recently featured in the Virginian Pilot.

He says, " All I can say is we have been running sections in Virginia Beach from Sandbridge to Norfolk for the last 15 years this way. We do it in the spring and fall as to not get underfoot with the tourist and have milder conditions. We have found the best way is the conventional method of surveying through the surf zone. We have utilized more advanced methods for the upper beach with GPS data collection and the offshore with hydrographic techniques. You can say we “Wade for Money” or “Splash for Cash”."

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Comments...

David Pugh says...
Posted Tuesday, December 5, 2017
This is truly a bird's eye view!
Stephen C. Letchford says...
Posted Thursday, November 30, 2017
Surveying is so important we often like to keep an eagle eye on things
Ebonique Ellis says...
Posted Friday, November 17, 2017
My caption this suggestion: "All this equipment can't find a field mouse."