Compilation Definition for Land Surveyors

compilation—1 In cartography, the production of a new or improved map (or portion of a map) from existing maps, aerial photography, surveys, new data, and other sources. See also delineation2 In photogrammetry the production of a map (or portion of a map) from aerial photographs and geodetic control data, by means of photogrammetric instruments.

Source: NSPS “Definitions of Surveying and Related Terms“, used with permission.

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