What is the primary purpose of a ranging pole in surveying?
To measure angles
To mark specific points on the ground
To calculate elevations
To measure linear distances
Which material is commonly used to make a hunter's chain?
Which surveying instrument combines the functionalities of a theodolite with electronic distance measurement (EDM)?
What is the primary purpose of a theodolite in surveying?
Measuring linear distances
Determining angles with high accuracy
Marking reference points on the ground
What is the typical length of a hunter's chain?
What is the primary function of survey pegs (survey stakes)?
Marking specific points on the ground
Which surveying instrument uses laser or infrared signals to measure distances with precision?
Which instrument is often used for measuring linear distances accurately?
In which field was the hunter's chain historically used for land measurement?
Which surveying tool is known for its bands of contrasting colors to enhance visibility?