surveyors' compasses

  1. Home
  2. top of the aat hierarchies
  3. Objects Facet
  4. Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)
  5. Measuring Devices (hierarchy name)
  6. measuring devices (instruments)
  7. [measuring devices for extent]
  8. distance measuring devices
  9. angle measuring devices
  10. horizontal angle measuring devices
  11. compasses (direction indicators)
  12. surveyors' compasses
Scope note
Compasses for measuring horizontal angles during surveying with reference to the direction of a magnetic needle; usually capable of fastening to tripods or other firm supports and equipped with sighting apparatus.
surveyors' compasses
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024