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Surveying for construction
Old 06-29-2010, 08:23 AM
Jason Schneider Jason Schneider is offline
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Default Surveying for construction

The device you saw mounted atop a yellow tripod at a construction site is most probably a theodolite or a transit, both of which are used to determine boundary lines when sighted and aligned to a marker post. The tripods used are typically basic units designed for this purpose and not photographic tripods.
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