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Leander Won't Back Down Over Boundary Dispute

Two Williamson County towns have laid claimed to the territory between Leander and Georgetown that includes the subdivision Gabriel's Overlook.
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Mount Everest Facts

Mount Everest was named after Sir George Everest, a British surveyor who spent 25 years of his life mapping the Indian subcontinent.
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Zimbabwe: 2 Bills Pass Through Senate

The Masvingo State University Amendment Bill and Land Survey Amendment Bill passed through Senate yesterday without amendments.
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Hells Angel Jury Hears About Land Clearing

LACONIA, N.H. - Prosecutors spent Tuesday working to convince jurors that the president of the local Hells Angels chapter violated state law when he allegedly clear-cut a wooded property and built an access road that went through several wetland areas.
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Franklin County Subdivision Committee Makes Progress

Franklin County highway department officials have a new building to occupy.
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Hedge Wars

They say everybody needs good neighbors, but what should you do when a slanging match develops across the fence?
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Despite System, Oddities Persist

Despite an established pay scale for county employees, there remain a few pay anomalies, particularly among department heads and elected officials.
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Surveyors Find Dead Alligator in Indiana Drain

BERNE, Ind. --Surveyors looking for the source of a clogged drain in southern Adams County found a 7-foot dead alligator.
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Boundaries Technical Committee Constituted as Electoral Reform

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS--The Electoral Reform process in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis continues with the appointment of a Boundaries Technical Committee.
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Van Horn to Lead Land Surveyors

Lisa Van Horn, owner of Van Horn & Van Horn Surveying, Green Bay, is the new president of The Wisconsin Society of Land Surveyors.
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HxGN Live

More than 3,500 attendees from more than 70 countries attended HxGN Live, the annual Hexagon AB user conference, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on June 3-6. About 450 keynotes and panel discussions were held, and several companies from around the world exhibited their geospatial products. Here are a few snapshots from the event.


POB September 2014

2014 September

In this September 2014 issue of POB, we take a look at a book that reveals how a rare-map dealer made millions stealing ancient maps. Also, discover the secrets of a 21st-century surveyor and how technology enables small surveying businesses to ease growing pains and maximize their potential.

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