10 uses of surveying


  1. For preparing the contour map to determine the best possible route and amount of earthwork required.

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  2. For preparing the engineering map showing engineering details like highways, railways, canals, dams, reservoirs, etc.

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    engineering map
  3. Maps prepared for marking boundaries of countries, states, districts etc., avoid disputes.

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  4. For preparing the topographical map which shows hills, rivers, forests, valleys, etc.

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    topographical map
  5. For planning and estimating project works like roads, bridges, railways, airports, water supply and waste water disposal surveying is required.
  6. Marine and hydro-graphic survey helps in planning navigation routes and harbours.

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  7. For preparing a military map showing different strategic points important for the defence of a country.

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  8. Mine surveys are required for exploring mineral wealth.

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  9. For preparing archaeological map showing the places where ancient relics may have lied.

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    archaeological map
  10. Astronomical survey helps in the study of movements of planets and for calculating local and standard times.

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