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photography . . . 9 matches
... the mark and an important aspect of a recovery report is benchmark photography. The [[NGS]] says to take three photos if possible for a recovery report. Written primarily as req...

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datasheet . . . 7 matches
...the technical details of a survey [[control]] point. The datasheet is provided by the [[NGS]] for public use, and it contains details regarding the measured characteristics of the...

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DSWIN . . . 7 matches
...'''Introduction''': DSWIN is free [[NGS]] software designed to read NGS .dat files of [[datasheet]]s and print user selected fields from the datasheets. It is a data mining tool. ...

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FirstTime . . . 6 matches
...st trip. On each paper, use a highlighter or other marking method to highlight these things: * Highlight whether the '''horizontal position''' of the PID is [[adjusted]] or [[sc...

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DSFILES . . . 6 matches
...'''Introduction''': DSFILES is free [[NGS]] software designed to read NGS '''.'''dat files of [[datasheet]]s and either join them or split them. Generally '''.'''dat files contai...

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monument . . . 4 matches
...s set, or a pile of rocks (a "cairn") that marked a position, or any number of other things that may have happened to be at hand. A "concrete monument" usually refers to a concre...

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destroyed . . . 4 matches
...out of its position. No survey marks should be considered to be destroyed unless the [[NGS]] officially classifies the mark as destroyed. They are the final judge of the destroye...

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RecoveryWriting . . . 4 matches
...'''General notes:''' The [[NGS]] guidelines on writing a [[station]] [[recovery report]] are [[http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ds_lookup.prl?Item=STATION%20RECOVERY|here]] (the r...

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Condition Definitions . . . 4 matches
...= Definitions of "Good", "Poor", "Not Found", "Destroyed" = The [[NGS]] does not have official definitions for "Good", "Poor", "Not Found", or "Destroyed". However, NGS employees ...

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to reach . . . 3 matches
...In its [[http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/showdoc.prl?Doc=dsdata.txt|NGS Documentation File]], the [[NGS]] says that the to-reach part of [[datasheet]]s begins with a well-known lo...

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recovery report . . . 3 matches
...A '''''recovery report''''' is a portion of a [[NGS]] [[datasheet]] that describes the condition of a [[station]] at times subsequent to its original placement. Recovery reports m...

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box score . . . 3 matches
...The '''''box score''''' is the portion of an [[NGS]] [[datasheet]] that lists the distances and [[azimuth]]s to [[reference mark]]s, [[azimuth mark]]s, witness marks, and other n...

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VORTAC . . . 3 matches
...[station|stations]] or [[intersection station|intersection stations]] when looking at [[NGS]] [[benchmark|Benchmark]] datasheets. [[http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ds_mark.prl?Pid...

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Recovery Report Writing . . . 3 matches
...= Recovery Report Writing = The [[NGS]] has [[http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ds_lookup.prl?Item=STATION%20RECOVERY|guidelines]] on writing a [[recovery report]] for a [[station]]...

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PID . . . 3 matches
...The '''''PID''''' is a 6-character code that the NGS uses to keep track of [[control]] points in their [[NSRS]] computer database. This code was invented when the [[NGS]] computer...

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FORWARD . . . 3 matches
...'''Introduction''': FORWARD is a free [[NGS]] software designed to take a set of coordinates and an [[azimuth]] and distance from those coordinates to a new point and provide the ...

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stamping . . . 2 matches
...ed on a disk, since it is only a computer database identifier that is assigned by the [[NGS]] after the marker has been put in place, surveyed, and submitted to the NGS for inclus...

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satellite observation . . . 2 matches
...When you submit a [[recovery report]] to the [[NGS]], a window opens to ask you whether or not the mark is suitable for satellite observation. In order to answer this question, yo...

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order . . . 2 matches
...the relative accuracy of the positions of stations in a geodetic control network. The [[NGS]] has standards that must be met for the different orders of accuracy. On an NGS datas...

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designation . . . 2 matches
...''' of a control point is a name chosen by the surveyor to identify the station. The [[NGS]] [[blue book]] guidelines suggest that designations of [[vertical control]] stations b...

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datum . . . 2 matches
...ellipsoid]] shape is based on a statistical best fit to the worldwide [[geoid]]. The [[NGS]] uses a slightly different datum, NAD 83, for geodetic use in the United States. The ...

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blue book . . . 2 matches
...The [[NGS]] data submission standards for the National Spatial Reference System ([[NSRS]]) are documented in the '''''bluebook''''', which has the full title of "Input Formats and...

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beacon . . . 2 matches
...ere are a few still standing, and there are efforts to save the remaining ones. The [[NGS]] (and Geocaching) benchmark database still contains a number of Airway Beacons (or the...

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SED . . . 2 matches
...ile called dsheet.sed to shorten a '''.'''dat file called va059.dat downloaded from the NGS: . sed -f dsheet.sed va059.dat > fairfax.txt will use a script file called dsheet.sed...

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CGS . . . 2 matches
...The '''''CGS''''' is the Coast and Geodetic Survey, ancestor of the [[NGS]]. The name was changed to the National Geodetic Survey (NGS) in 1970 when a reorganization of governmen...

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