Table of Contents - The American Surveyor - Vol.15, No6 2018
Jason E. Foose, PS 
Thought Leader: Topcon Technology Roadshow 2018
Holy Toledo! Topcon is really hooking it all up at the Technology Roadshow this year. No doubt Topcon launches more technology from the cab of a gorgeous tractor trailer than a NASA Space Shuttle full of Hewlett Packard 41C calculators. My slap happy, gear jammin', coffee drinking, truck ....
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Jason E. Foose, PS 
Decided Guidance: Hoyne v. Schneider
I often refer to Wood v. Mandrilla because it does the unexpected. More notably it shows how common law prevails over administrative law. Wood truly is a retracement surveyor's case despite the fact there wasn't a survey accompanying the land split. Guess what? Wood has a sister case ...
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Eric Van Rees 
Captured Once/Used Often
When mobile mapping solutions were introduced in the year 2000, the city of Amsterdam saw many uses for the 360-degree geo-referenced images. Mobile mapping gave a better view of the state of the built environment than aerial imagery by providing ....
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Joseph D. Fenicle, PS 
The Minnesota-Wisconsin State Line
If you are fishing on the St. Louis River near Lake Superior you may use a fishing license from either Wisconsin or Minnesota. However, according to the 2017 Minnesota Fishing Regulations, "You must obey the regulations of the state in which you are fishing. More permissive regulations are limited ....
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John Hoxeng, PS 
Astrological Realizations
Old fishermen and old habits never die. One of my old habits is reading the daily horoscope every morning at breakfast. Right now, Mercury is in Aries, Jupiter is in Scorpio, and the bread is in the toaster. What is it about astrology that gives it such ...
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Dave Lindell, PS 
Test Yourself 52: Think Parallel
In triangle ABC, AB = 400.000', BC = 500.000', M is the midpoint of AC, BD is the bisector of angle ABC and ME is parallel with BD. What is the distance EB?
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Wendy Lathrop, PS, CFM 
Vantage Point: Ancient Verbosity
"No one uses words like that anymore!" This statement, uttered with a laugh by someone to whom I was describing a recent deed encounter, was soon disproved when I produced a copy of the document whose reality was being questioned. There it was in the caption: enfeoff. And the deed was ....
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