A sketch, map, or graphic display is often the only visible product of a surveyor’s work. Therefore, the importance of presenting the client with a nice-appearing, professionally done graphic product cannot be overemphasized. Attractiveness, accuracy of plot, legibility, and clearly imparted information are vital in creating a survey drafting product worthy of professional respect.
KeywordsContour Line Contour Interval Plane Coordinate System Finished Drawing Field Book
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