## Elementary Surveying: An Introduction to Geomatics
This highly readable, best-selling text presents basic concepts and practical material in each of the areas fundamental to modern surveying (geomatics) practice. Its depth and breadth are ideal for self-study. The 12th Edition is updated throughout to reflect the latest advances and technology. |

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Elementary Surveying: An Introduction to Geomatics Charles D. Ghilani,Paul R. Wolf Snippet view - 2008 |

Elementary Surveying: An Introduction to Geomatics Paul R. Wolf,Charles D. Ghilani No preview available - 2006 |

Elementary Surveying with Companion Website Access Card Charles D. Ghilani No preview available - 2011 |

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