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Surveyor's transit

Description: Surveyors measure the surface of the earth. One of the main tools of 19th and early 20th century surveyors was a transit, which measured both horizontal and vertical angles. This transit was made by Gurley sometime in the late 1800s.
Collection: The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
Copyright: This file is licensed under a CC BY-SA 3.0 license by The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.
Subjects: Transit
Surveying -- Instruments
Nautical instruments

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