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Alignment (Esmsfd)

Definition
Fixing of points on the ground in correct linear form for setting out a road, railway, wall, transmission line, canal, etc.; a ground plan showing a route (as opposed to a profile section) including levels and elevations. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
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Surveying methods and processes (Esmsf)
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Aerial surveying (Esmsfb)
Geodetic surveying (Esmsff)
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Photointerpretation (Esmsfm)
Photologging (Esmsfp)
Referencing (Esmsfq)
Setting out (Surveying) (Esmsfs)
Triangulation (Esmsft)