## The Civil-engineer & Surveyor's Manual |

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**altitude**, etc. , etc. , • Find when a heavenly body will pass the meridian , Find when it will be at its greatest azimuth , . Find the**altitude**at this time , • • • • • Find the variation of the compass by an azimuth of a star . Find ... Page 9

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**altitude**at the above time , . Find when polaris or any other star culminate or pass the meridian , .264e Example for**altitude**and azimuth in the above , 261f How to know when polaris is above , below , East or West of the true pole ... Page 16

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**altitude**for refraction , Sun's parallax in**altitude**, Parallax in**altitude**of the planets , • • Reduction of the time of the moon's passage over the meridian of Greenwich to that over any other meridian , Best time for obtaining ... Page 57

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**altitude**; and gener- ally the error in**altitude**is to the error committed in taking the**altitude**, as double the height is to double the observed angle . - Keith's Trigonometry , chap . iii . , example xxix . TRAVERSE SURVEYING ... Page 68

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**Altitude**of Polaris when at its Greatest Azimuth . 264d . Rule . To the sine of the latitude add 10 ; from the sum take the cosine of the polar distance . The difference will be the log . sine of the**altitude**. In the above example we ...### Other editions - View all

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abscissa acid acres altitude alumina ammonia antimony azimuth base bearing boundary carbonate Centimetres centre chains chloride circle circumferentor clay color Comp copper cubic feet DEGREES DEPARTURE depth dilute Disch'ge Hgt dist distance divided east equal Equation Example formula Frustrum given gives grains greatest azimuth hour angle hydraulic hydrochloric acid insol iron land latitude latus rectum length lime limestone litres longitude magnesia marked meridian metres miles multiplied nitric acid oxide parallel perpendicular Polaris potash potassa prec precipitate quarter section corner radius right ascension river road sand segment side silica sine slopes soda soil soluble solution specific gravity square station stone survey surveyor tabular tangent Theodolite thick township triangle velocity wall

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Page 10 - ... one person being in fault will not dispense with another's using ordinary care for himself Two things must concur to support this action. An obstruction in the road by the fault of the defendant, and no want of ordinary care to avoid it on the part of the plaintiff.

Page 50 - CF was measured, not in the direction DC, equal to 200 yards, and from D a distance DE equal to 200 yards, and the following angles taken, C AFC = 83° 00', BDE = 54° 30', viz., \ACD- 53° 30', BDC = 156° 25', [ACF= 54° 31', BED = 88° 30'.