Articles by Frank Willis

Is this legal?

I am seeing a lot of recent Certificates of Surveys stamped and signed by Louisiana Professional Surveyors for rights of way and servitudes with ties to section corners, etc, and these surveys, although stamped and signed, have a statement on them that they do NOT comply with the BOR Minimum Standards. Can anyone enlighten me on this? 
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Does your state allow dereliction on lake boundaries

Posted By frank willis on 4/24/2010 at 8:29 AMLouisiana owns to the ordinary highw water mark on natural lakes as it existed at statehood in 1812. If the lake dries up, the private
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bomb search survey

Posted By frank willis on 10/2/2009 at 12:33 PM Have any of you ever done this on old bombing range? Client wants us to search for old bombs!!! What depth
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Posted By frank willis on 9/22/2009 at 4:16 PM I did a survey for a person on a piece of land in 2007 and provided initally a preliminary plat with
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Which Handheld GPS Should I Buy?

Posted By frank willis on 7/18/2009 at 5:43 PM Which handheld GPS should I buy for recon work for under 500 bucks. To read the rest of this thread go
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Google Earth Disappeared

Posted By frank willis on 5/20/2009 at 6:46 PM Google Earth suddenly disappeared from my 64-bit Windows XP machine. It has been running fine on this machine, and then, boom--it
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Rittenhouse Compass

Posted By Frank Willis on 9/11/2008 at 8:44 PM I happened upon two Rittenhouse--Potts survey compasses dated around 1797 and bought them both. One is the vernier type. They arrived
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