Applications of Surveying in Civil Engineering

The applications of surveying explained in following points

  • To prepare the topographical map which shows hills, rivers, forests, valleys, etc.
  • To prepare the engineering map showing engineering details like highways, railways, canals, dams, reservoirs, etc.
  • To prepare the contour map to determine the best possible route and amount of earthwork required.
  • To prepare the geographical and political map.
  • To prepare archeological map showing the places where ancient relics may have lied.
  • To prepare cadastral map showing boundaries of properties like houses, buildings, fields, colonies, etc.
  • To prepare a military map showing different strategic points important for the defense of a country.


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