## The Theory and Practice of Surveying: Containing All the Instructions Requisite for the Skilful Practice of this Art |

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**District**of New York , ss . BE IT REMEMBERED , that on the twenty - eighth day of March , in the thirty - fifth year of the Independence of the United States of America , Evert Duyckinck , of the said**district**, hath deposited in ... Page

**Dist**of land by Intersections 257 Semi - diameter of the Sun ibid 6. Changing the scale Transit of Pole Star 176 263 Difference of Altitude of 7. Method of Dividing Pole Star and Pole 177 Land 271 Sun's Declination 178 8. Page

**District**of New York , ss . BE IT REMEMBERED , that on the twenty - eighth day of March , in the thirty - fifth year of the Independence of the United States of America , Evert Duyckinck , of the said**district**, hath deposited in this ... Page 235

The distance is to be found in the column marked

The distance is to be found in the column marked

**Dist**. next the left hand margin of the page . EXAMPLE In the use of this table , a few observations only are necessary . 1. If a station consist of any number of even chains or perches ... Page 239

The merid . east , multiplied

The merid . east , multiplied

**Dist**. when west into the their sum is the area of the map . southings northings But , The merid Seast multiplied northings {**Dist**when OF AREAS . 239.### What people are saying - Write a review

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acres altitude angle Answer arch base bearing called centre chains chord circle Co-sec Co-sine Co-tang column compasses contained decimal degrees Dep Lat difference direct Dist distance divided divisions draw drawn east edge equal EXAMPLE extended feet figures fixed four fourth give given glass greater ground half hand height Hence Horizon inches laid land Lat Dep latitude length less logarithm manner marked measure meridian method minutes multiplied natural object observed opposite parallel perches perpendicular plane pole PROB proportion Quadrant quotient radius reduce remainder right angles right line root rule scale Secant sect side sights sine square station Sun's suppose survey taken Tang tangent theo third triangle true whole

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Page 38 - The angle in a semicircle is a right angle ; the angle in a segment greater than a semicircle is less than a right angle ; and the angle in a segment less than a semicircle is greater than a right angle.

Page 25 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; and each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds ; and these into thirds, &c.

Page 199 - RULE. From half the sum of the three sides subtract each side severally.

Page 106 - C' (89) (90) (91) (92) (93) 112. In any plane triangle, the sum of any two sides is to their difference as the tangent of half the sum of the opposite angles is to the tangent of half their difference.

Page 27 - The VERSED SINE of an arc is that part of the diameter which is between the sine and the arc. Thus BA is the versed sine of the arc AG.