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a leveling instrument held in the hand and used for approximate work at short distances.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Establish a key line around the hill by using a
or contour gauge.
Slope gradient is usually measured with a
is simply a small telescope which has a built in level bubble.
Layout a contour line on the slope with a
and wire flags.
In rough terrain, parallel profile levels outside of the slope stake lines may be used to check
The same information may be obtained but with a lesser degree of accuracy by using a
Stream gradient was measured using an ocular
and a stadia rod.
Measure the gradient or slope of the riffle using a stadia rod and a
or a clinometer.
Most surveyors maintain a
as part of their personal equipment.
in uneven terrain to aid in selecting setup and turning point sites.
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