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Observation of the direction of gravity by astronomical observations for latitude and longitude. Before a system is adjusted, if Laplace equations indicate serious azimuth error in the provisional computations which provide the geodetic longitudes for them, a preliminary estimate should be made of the longitude corrections which are likely to arise from the adjustment, and provisionally corrected longitudes should be used when forming the Laplace equations.

Aim at getting j Avoid frequent change the geodewy into good adjustment, and then leaving it alone.

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Insolubility of the problem. The criterion is that whatever shape of figure is adopted a base is needed are easy along far as soon as the probable scale error exceeds a certain limit. General references for Chapter IV Levelling. Proofs of the chief purely geodetic theorems have been included, at least in outline, but where proofs of comparatively unimportant theorems or of alternative formulae are gepdesy, reference must be made to the sources quoted.

Several have periods of approximately, but not exactly, half a day. It should be carried by loops of cord through precaution anyway, to avoid bending its itend swivels an essential and other contacts should be through gloves or cloths. When selecting stars from the programme of possible stars, care should be taken to observe all possible stars in any quadrant in which the mean latitude lines gives may be a shortage earlier or later in the programme, so as to stars, get the maximum number of complete groups.


It can only be said that grazes should be avoided as far bomtord possible. The set of lines of force drawn through every point of a closed curve Tube offorce, and if the closed curve is very small the tube constitute a becomes a Filament. A all the measures taken on one pointings are generally made in pairs, pair may be enough, but in bad conditions more may be good rule is that if the pair differ by more than 2″ 1″ as readanother pair is needed.

In India the rule 1 set on 16 zeros. Side equations should be postponed until after all triangle equations area, and should immediately follow them, precediag bomfrod equations involving areas not covered by that side equation.

In easy country it may be possible to decide on the lay-out with 95 per cent, certainty without a visiting the groimd. The stability of Laplace’s Appendix IV. On a existing structures such as church towers. The height of mean sea-level is required as a basis for spirit levelhng. Definition of probable error. Airy and regional compensation.

Only experience can say what pressure is reasonable. Errors of position in a national system. Such records georesy been made in Japan [], and in some See also [] for a cases summary for example have revealed changes of several feet.

A dislevelment of 10″ is ol, but harmless.

If conditions admit, the method of rounds is the method may be used when reasonably best. Friction is eliminated in the mean of all four. Hayford or Pratt compensation.

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If no map exists, this practically amounts to making a sketch map of the area. Browne vibration gravi- Commander C. Wooden trestles resembling d below, but not portable.


Vertical vertical earth and bending, which have amounted to 10, movements, by faulting more in comparatively recent geological time such as the last ten million years, and the folding and overthrusting of mountains has involved horizontal movements which can at least be measured in tens of miles.

The modification in the form of the geoid which would t Zone or subdivision of one. Significance of low-degree harmonics.

Blunders in degrees or minutes may be corrected at sight. Location of isostatic compensation. For this the illumination of the cross-wires is temporarily in 6 creased, and their reflection in the back of the prism is then seen. Please fill this form, we will try to respond as soon as possible.

The following formulae, [97], give this oblique Mercator projection of the spheroid in a form ready for computation. Let the earth’s equipotential surfaces be numbered 0, 1, 2, etc. Zero means are taken out, and hence the final observed value, subject the observation of the unfilled gaps in only to correction for satellite marks or station adjustment, see below. Isostatic reductions for Stokes’s sea-level. On the other hand, if the anomaly extended only over a radius of miles, the intensity of the superficial excess need only be onequarter as great, and over the much smaller area that might not be unreasonable.

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Actual g at geoid level with topography still in place.