Our property survey plans have so many stages in the process. They begin with a contract, then research, field observations, notes and sketches, computer downloads, analysis, decisions, drafting, checking, and finally prints.
I recently posted this question on a message board and received more than a few
responses. This was by no means a scientific study, but the resulting comments,
many of which strayed way off topic, confirmed what I have already come to
realize. The answer to this question lies largely in the eyes of the beholder.