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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It includes topographic survey and geotechnical studies for land-sliding zonation of Murree hills area mainly located between old Rawalpindi-Murree Road and Islamabad-Murree Expressway in Murree, Rawalpindi.
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 110000 acres along River Ravi in a length of 46 kilometers.
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.
A spokesman for the architects said: "A very detailed topographic survey is currently being prepared for the whole of the park.
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.
But the two parties have agreed that Tanguay can proceed with construction using another contractor and that Virgin will have access to the construction site to photograph and inventory materials and to conduct a topographic survey, Waters said.
Vollmer's responsibilities will include project area topographic survey and field investigation, schematic design, preliminary design, final contract documents, construction support, and construction inspection.
Vollmer will evaluate the condition of the existing park and perform a topographic survey and site analysis to provide design solutions that will increase recreational opportunities for people of all ages and abilities while improving park aesthetics and safety.
While presiding over a special meeting in his office Raja Riaz Ahmad said that in four districts of Rawalpindi, Attock, Chakwal and Jhelum geological investigations, topographic survey and hydrological studies have been started.
Topographic survey for Tonawanda Creek road failure;
Vollmer will evaluate the condition of the existing park and perform a topographic survey and site analysis in order to provide design solutions that will offer increased recreational opportunities, while improving park aesthetics and safety.