Accession Number:

AD0415037

Title:

GEODESY FOR THE LAYMAN,

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AERONAUTICAL CHART AND INFORMATION CENTER ST LOUIS MO

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Report Date:

1959-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

64.0

Abstract:

The basic principles of geodesy and geodetic surveying are presented in an elementary form. The formation of geodetic datums is introduced and the necessity of connecting or joining datums is discussed. Methods used to connect independent geodetic systems to a single world reference system are discussed. Particular emphasis is placed on the contribution of the Air Force in developing a World Geodetic System. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE