Report of the Superintendent ... Showing the Progress of the Work

U.S. Government Printing Office, 1916

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8 ページ - ... to be taken of the coasts of the United States, in which shall be designated the islands and shoals, with the roads or places of anchorage, within twenty leagues of any part of the shores of the United States; and also the respective courses and distances between the principal capes or headlands, together with such other matters as he may deem proper for completing an accurate chart of every part of the coasts.
8 ページ - That the President of the United States shall be, and he is hereby authorized and requested, to cause a survey to be taken of the coasts of the United States...
42 ページ - ... by Dr. LA Bauer, Director of the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism of the Carnegie Institution of Washington.
8 ページ - States, and for introducing among them the habits and arts of civilization, the president of the United States shall be, and he is hereby authorized...
10 ページ - ... field observations. Division of Geodesy. This division is under a chief and an assistant chief. The province of the division of geodesy is principally the extension of the network of precise leveling throughout the United States and Alaska for the control of levels run by other Government bureaus, by State and city officials, as well as by private individuals and corporations; the determination of geographic positions by triangulation or traverse for the control of Federal, State, and county...
8 ページ - That for carrying this act into effect there shall be, and hereby is appropriated, a sum not exceeding fifty thousand dollars, to be paid out of any monies in the treasury, not otherwise appropriated.
8 ページ - That it shall be lawful for the President of the United States to cause such examinations and observations to be made, with respect to St. George's bank, and any other bank or shoal and the soundings and currents beyond the distance aforesaid to the Gulf Stream, as in his opinion may be especially subservient to the commercial interests of the
59 ページ - Triangulation in West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, and Missouri. By AL Baldwin. Special Publication, No. 30. Pp. 67. Serial No. 15 : Triangulation along the Columbia River and the Coasts of Oregon and Northern California.
66 ページ - Experts. § 267. Permanent commission of International Geodetic Association; representative of United States The duly appointed representative of the United States on the permanent commission of the International Geodetic Association is hereby granted authority to vote with the representatives on the permanent commission from other nations on all matters coming before the association, including the extension of its existence, subject to the approval of Congress.