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The American Surveyor Vol.9 No.6
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Saturday, 30 June 2012 Table of Contents - The American Surveyor - Vol.9, No.6 2012 Cheves Media
Saturday, 30 June 2012 Editorial: Turning Points Marc Cheves, PS
Saturday, 30 June 2012 The Last Plane Table Surveyor? Norman G. Sloan, PS, PE, MS
Saturday, 30 June 2012 The Lost Graves of Tarawa Michael W. Michelsen, Jr.
Saturday, 30 June 2012 The Survey Association: The Past, Present and Future Rory Stanbridge
Saturday, 30 June 2012 GISJust a Tool: Common Misconceptions Stephen C. Blaskey, RPLS, LSLS
Saturday, 30 June 2012 Product Review: IS-3 Imaging Station Shawn Billings, PS
Saturday, 30 June 2012 Footsteps: Tarin vs. Sniezek Landon Blake, LS
Saturday, 30 June 2012 Vantage Point: Shifting Sands Wendy Lathrop, LS, CFM
Saturday, 30 June 2012 GPS Helps Rural Electric Co-Op Map a New Direction Larry Trojak
Saturday, 30 June 2012 Beyond the Boundary: New Strategies for New Times James D. Nadeau, PS, CFM
 
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 American Surveyor Recent Articles
Marc Cheves, PS 
Editorial: A Great Year to be a Surveyor
Some magazines have what are called "theme" issues. That is, most of the content is focused on one particular subject. In my 22+ years of survey magazine publishing, my philosophy has always been to have a little bit of everything in each issue, thereby eliminating the possibility that ....
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Jason E. Foose, PS 
Decided Guidance: Case Examinations: Halverson v. Deerwood Village
Whew! We really beat the snot out of Bryant v. Blevins and practical locations. Well this month we're back on new case that hit the Minnesota Supreme Court's docket in 1982. We've got the familiar gymnastics of jurisprudence featuring an extraordinary array of flying rope stretchers ...
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Michel Philips 
Extreme Environment Surveying
A Franco-Chilean team of cave divers used the Nautiz X8 rugged handheld for marine cave surveying, gathering data to classify the inaccessible northern half of Madre de Dios for UNESCO World Heritage. The team of cave divers used the Nautiz X8 ....
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Erik Dahlberg 
The Original Green Engineers
Sometimes, it's best just to leave things as you found them. That's the lesson shared by Dr. Richard Miksad and his students at the University of Virginia. As a result of studies covering nearly a decade, Miksad's teams have developed detailed ....
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Dave Lindell, PS 
Test Yourself 49: No Dimensions
In square A-C-D-B with side S, C-E is tangent to the semicircle Q1 with diameter B-D. Q2 is the inscribed circle of A-C-E. The tangent to Q1 and Q2 meets the sides of the square at F and H and intersects C-E at t G. Q3 is the inscribed circle of C-G-H. What is the ratio of the radii of circles ....
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Jerry Penry, PS 
Discovery on Grizzly Peak
When First Lieutenant Montgomery M. Macomb arrived in Carson City, Nevada, from Washington D.C., on July 28, 1878, his assigned survey crew from the 4th Artillery was waiting and ready for the new field season. At age 25, Macomb was the leader ....
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Wendy Lathrop, PS, CFM 
Vantage Point: Fighting City Hall Over Land
Once upon a time (1989 to be exact) in a place not so far away from where I live, a man (Francis Galdo) bought a home across the street from a vacant parcel owned by the City of Philadelphia. That parcel, along with others, had been acquired by condemnation back in 1974 subsequent to a 1956 ....
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Patrick C. Garner, PS 
Book Review: Boundary Retracement: Processes and Procedures
When I was in my mid-twenties and learning the honorable profession of land surveying, I was lucky to be guided by a mentor who would grab a book off his office shelf and say, "Every surveyor should have a copy of this!" The first example he waved at me was Davis, Foote and Kelly's Surveying ....
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