surveying

  1. Mick West

    Curvature and Refraction in Surveying and Leveling Through History. Old Books, etc.

    Given that some people claim the curvature of the Earth is not accounted for in surveying, I thought it would be interesting to document various historical instances of this, and of accounting for refraction. Curvature comes up in two ways. Firstly it arises when determining latitude and...
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