Differences between revisions 1 and 2
Deletions are marked like this. Additions are marked like this.
Line 1: Line 1:
Among surveyors, a '''''bench mark''''' is a specific type of control point that is used strictly for elevation, or ["vertical control"]. Among geocachers, the term is used casually to mean any kind of survey marker, either vertical or ["horizontal control"]. Among surveyors, a '''''bench mark''''' is a specific type of control point that is used strictly for elevation, or ["vertical control"].

Among geocachers, the term is used casually to mean any kind of survey marker, either vertical or ["horizontal control"].  In this casual use, the term is generally spelled as one word; benchmark.

Among surveyors, a bench mark is a specific type of control point that is used strictly for elevation, or ["vertical control"].

Among geocachers, the term is used casually to mean any kind of survey marker, either vertical or ["horizontal control"]. In this casual use, the term is generally spelled as one word; benchmark.

bench mark (last edited 2009-03-21 21:03:18 by localhost)