azimuth traverse

azimuth traverse

[′az·ə·məth trə′vərs]
(engineering)
A survey traverse in which the direction of the measured course is determined by azimuth and verified by back azimuth.

azimuth traverse

A survey traverse in which the direction of the measured course is determined by azimuth and verified by back azimuth; to initiate this type of traverse, it is necessary to have a reference meridian.