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Survey monuments are objects placed to mark key survey points on the Earth's surface.

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RFID Helps Map Below the Surface

By Linda Duffy
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A tremendous amount of effort is focused on collecting data about the Earth’s surface using satellites, airplanes, terrestrial mobile mapping units, total stations and many other devices. Even land areas under water are measurable up to a certain depth. It is reasonable to say that we are at the point where nearly everything above ground is mapped.
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A Baseline to Remember

By Raymond Foos PS
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The Culver-Davies Memorial Baseline in Ohio is a monument to the power of persistence and teamwork.
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Rendezvous in Council Bluffs

By Richard Leu
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Participants in the 2012 Surveyors Historical Society Rendezvous retrace the footsteps of Lewis and Clark and commemorate several milestones.
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The 'Lucky' Surveyor

By Jeffrey Turner
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I’ve never had any luck. I can’t win at poker, although I enjoy the game. 

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When It's OK to Spend Your Boss's Money

By Jeffrey Turner
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Many years ago, while working at a mid-size engineering firm, I was called into my supervisor’s office.
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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.

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POB August 2014

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In the August 2014 issue, POB explores how John McAslan + Partners used 3D modeling to facilitate the update design of King's Cross Station. Also, read how keeping workers safe on a rocky, steeply sloped mountainside requires precise, reliable monitoring.

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