What is pro­fes­sional land sur­vey­ing?

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Pro­fes­sional land sur­vey­ing means the prac­tice of de­ter­min­ing and/or in­ter­pret­ing the two or three di­men­sional char­ac­ter­is­tics of points on or about the earthʼs sur­face and all ac­tiv­ity re­lated thereto.

Pro­fes­sional land sur­vey­ing de­mands of its prac­ti­tion­ers a well de­vel­oped knowl­edge of the le­gal as­pects of the own­er­ship of land and re­sources, to­gether with a good aca­demic back­ground in math­e­mat­i­cal and sci­en­tific fields re­lated to mea­sure­ment and pre­sen­ta­tion of geo­met­ric and phys­i­cal fea­tures of the earth.

The Land Sur­vey­ors Act pro­vides that no per­son shall within the prov­ince act as a sur­veyor of lands un­less he has been duly au­tho­rized to prac­tice as a land sur­veyor ac­cord­ing to the pro­vi­sions of the act and has be­come reg­is­tered as a mem­ber of the As­so­ci­a­tion of New­found­land Land Sur­vey­ors.

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