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Mapping science

The systemic study of the processes and designs involved with map making.

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correction for curvature of Earth

Earth science; Mapping science

(1) that offset by the tangent to the curve resulting from the curvature of the Earth. The offset of approx. 8 cm to 1 km away. (2) that offset which is given in tables as a correction to the ...

laplace correction

Earth science; Mapping science

The quantity added to an astronomic azimuth to get a geodetic azimuth.

the achromatic image

Earth science; Mapping science

Image transfer or reflect light without entering the light up component shades such as black and white image.

Abbe's theory

Earth science; Mapping science

The theory that the lenses produce images, honesty, it needs to be big enough to send all the diffraction pattern of the object.

reciprocal leveling

Earth science; Mapping science

Determining the difference of elevation between two points by taking foresights to leveling rods on both points from one set up and backsights to both leveling rods from a second set up. The method ...

regional gravity anomaly

Earth science; Mapping science

A gravity anomaly calculated as the average value of gravity anomalies over a specified region.

Kukkamäki's method

Earth science; Mapping science

A method of determining the C-factor, requiring that the leveling instrument be half way between the two leveling rods for the first set of measurements and that it be on the same line, extended ...

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