geodetic survey


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geodetic survey

n.
A survey of a large area of land in which corrections are made to account for the curvature of the earth.

ge′odet′ic sur′vey


n.
a land area survey in which the curvature of the surface of the earth is taken into account.
[1875–80, Amer.]
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He was recruited into the US Coastal and Geodetic Survey Department in 1856; spent four years charting the US Atlantic seaboard; married and settled in Charleston, South Carolina; resigned from the survey in 1860 to resume his maritime career; and was captured on the SS Memphis.
The Coast and Geodetic Survey is now embedded within NOAA's National Ocean Service.
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Following college, he worked as the town engineer in Athol, regional engineer and designer for President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Works Progress Administration and surveyor for the National Geodetic Survey.