Report Volume 5-6

Report Volume 5-6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ... the work during the year 1881, as required by law. I remain, very respectfully, Your obedient servant, HOEATIO SEYMOUE, President of the Board. Assem. Doe. No. 94. 1 nu nRSERVA'lORY, REPORT. To the Honorable the Legislature of the State of New York: The Commissioners of the State Survey, in compliance with the requisitions of the acts creating the Commission, respectfully report the general proceedings of the survey and the general results reached during the year 1881, by transmitting the annexed report of the Director, which they liave adopted. The work of the survey has now become so extensive and the computations so large that the detailed results of the work of 1881 cannot be prepared for publication until next year. During the year 1SS1 the work of the survey has been carried on in nineteen counties of the State, the eastern division being engaged in completing the secondary triangulation of the Mohawk Valley in the counties of AlbanT, Montgomery, Fulton, Schenectady, Saratoga, Otsego and Schoharie, and the western division being occupied in laying out the primary triangulation through the counties of Chenango, Broome, Cortland, Tioga, Tompkins, Cayuga, I Seneca, Schuyler, Chemung, Steuben, Yates and Ontario. The completed chain of small triangles whose sides and angles have been measured with great precision now extends from the Hudson river to Wayne county. The connection of the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey work on the Hudson river with that of the United States Lake Survey on Lake Ontario, has furnished the necessary means for proving the accuracy of the State Surve-work. A line about thirteen and oneShalf miles long in the neighborhood of Rome was measured by two independent chains of triangles; one brought westward...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236577523
  • 9781236577528