topographic survey

topographic survey

[¦täp·ə¦graf·ik ′sər‚vā]
(engineering)
A survey that determines ground relief and location of natural and man-made features thereon.

topographic survey

The configuration of a surface including its relief and the locations of its natural and man-made features, usually recorded on a drawing showing surface variations by means of contour lines indicating height above or below a fixed datum.
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Tenders are invited for Carrying out topographic survey along both sides of River Tawi at Jammu using total station (Approx Length 10 kms)
The CDA board also selected three firms ACE, Aviron and Iqbal Haq to carry out the feasibility and topographic survey the project at a cost of Rs53 million.
The scope of consultancy includes carrying out topographic survey of the project area measuring 110,000 acres along River Ravi in a length of 46 km.
PhotoSat is currently generating a highly accurate topographic survey from stereo satellite photos to estimate the volume of material spilled from the Mount Polley tailings dam and examine the structure of the remaining material.
Completion of topographic survey at Ferensola Project Sula
The ground preparation work is now complete and included vibro-compaction, topographic survey and factual site investigation work.
The ground preparation work, including vibro-compaction, topographic survey and factual site investigation work, will take four months, with actual construction planned to begin towards the end of this year.
BBS assisted Nassau County and LATCP Foundation with site selection, topographic survey coordination, conceptual and schematic planning, design, cost estimating, and development of fundraising material.
A spokesman for the architects said: "A very detailed topographic survey is currently being prepared for the whole of the park.
The Topographic Survey for ore blocks 1, 12, 14, 15 and 16 were 15% completed.
The document first covers general terms, performance, and presentation requirements common to all services and then addresses standards specific to image-based survey, measured building survey, topographic survey, and laser scanning.