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Surveying or land surveying is the technique, profession, art and science of determining the terrestrial or three-dimensional positions of points and the distances and angles between them. A land surveying professional is called a land surveyor. These points are usually on the surface of the Earth, and they are often used to establish maps and boundaries for ownership, locations, such as building corners or the surface location of subsurface features, or other purposes required by government or civil law, such as property sales.
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Organizations relating to Surveying
Arab Federation of Surveyors / Beirut, Lebanon / Est. 2002
African Organization of Cartography and Remote Sensing / Tripoli, Libyan AJ / Est. 1988
International Latitude Observatory / Est. 1899
International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing / Hannover, Germany / Est. 1910
International Institute of Marine Surveyors / Fareham, UK
Council of European Geodetic Surveyors / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1972
Africa Association of Quantity Surveyors / Midrand, South Africa / Est. 1999
Association of European Building Surveyors / Haywards Heath, UK / Est. 1990
European Group of Surveyors / Godalming, UK / Est. 1989
International Centre for Physical Land Resources / Ghent, Belgium / Est. 1998
Federation of European Maritime Associations of Surveyors and Consultants / Est. 1989
Architecture and Surveying Institute / Est. 1989
International Foundation of the High Altitude Research Stations Jungfraujoch and Gornergrat / Bern, Switzerland / Est. 1930
Australasian Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Conference
Bolivian High Altitude Biology Institute / La Paz, Bolivia / Est. 1963
ASEAN Federation of Land Surveying and Geomatics / Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / Est. 1995
African Regional Institute for Geospatial Information Science and Technology / Ile Ife, Nigeria / Est. 1972
Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors / Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
International Federation of Surveyors / Copenhagen, Denmark / Est. 1878
RICS Europe / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1993
Arab Geophysical Exploration Services Company / Tripoli, Libyan AJ / Est. 1984
Yacht Brokers, Designers and Surveyors Association / Petersfield, UK / Est. 1987
Commonwealth Association of Surveying and Land Economy / Bristol, UK / Est. 1969
International Institution for the History of Surveying and Measurement / Petersfield, UK / Est. 1998
International Society for Mine Surveying / Irkutsk, Russia / Est. 1969
Action Strategies relating to SurveyingFrom the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential
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