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A '''''witness post''''' is an auxiliary marker such as a plastic or metal post that has been driven into the ground near the ["station"] in order to make it easier to find. A "Carsonite" witness post is a plastic post made by one well-known manufacturer. Sometimes a witness post will bear a small sign indicating that a survey marker is nearby. A '''''witness post''''' is an auxiliary marker such as a plastic or metal post that has been driven into the ground near the [[station]] in order to make it easier to find. A "Carsonite" witness post is a plastic post made by one well-known manufacturer. Sometimes a witness post will bear a small sign indicating that a survey marker is nearby.
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Some ["datasheet"]s include the distance and ["azimuth"] from the station to the witness post and some do not. Some [[datasheet]]s include the distance and [[azimuth]] from the station to the witness post and some do not.

A witness post is an auxiliary marker such as a plastic or metal post that has been driven into the ground near the station in order to make it easier to find. A "Carsonite" witness post is a plastic post made by one well-known manufacturer. Sometimes a witness post will bear a small sign indicating that a survey marker is nearby.

Some datasheets include the distance and azimuth from the station to the witness post and some do not.

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