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Pole, range

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Artifact no.
1993.0200.001
Manufacturer
Unknown
Manufacturer Location
Unknown
Manufactured Date
Before 1970
Context Function
PROVIDES VISUAL REFERENCE POINT FOR SURVEYORS, ESPECIALLY LEVELLING CREWS AND PARTIES PERFORMING TRIANGULATION BY THEODOLITE.
Context Technical
EXAMPLE OF RANGING POLE, STANDARD TOOL USED IN LOW LEVEL SURVEYING. THEY ARE USED FOR RANGING A DIRECT LINE THROUGH AN AREA, EITHER BY A SERIES OF POLES SIGHTED FROM ONE TO ANOTHER, OR FOR USE WITH A THEODOLITE, IN TRIANGULATION SURVEYS (REF.3, P.533). ALTERNATING RED & WHITE 1-FOOT LENGTHS FACILITATE SIGHTING.
Context Canada
USED BY MR. L.M. SEBERT, AT TOPOGRAPHICAL SURVEY OF CANADA
Description
MAPLE WOOD POLE, PAINTED
Number of Parts
1
Artifact Finish
POLE PAINTED RED & WHITE
Artifact Markings
NONE
Artifact Missing
MAY ORIGINALLY HAVE BEEN FITTED WITH A METAL SHOE
Group 1
Exploration and Survey
Category 1
Survey equipment
Subcategory 1
Instrument accessories
Material
wood;metal
Length
182.8 cm
Width
2.2 cm