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Geodesy for the Layman by Richard K. Burkard

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Geodesy for the Layman
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Publisher: Defense Mapping Agency

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The publication attempts to develop an appreciation of the scope of geodesy and to generate some understanding of the problems encountered in the science. The basic principles are presented through discussions of various geodetic topics such as: ellipsoids, geoid, horizontal surveying, leveling, geodetic datums and gravity.

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