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The surveying and mapping of British East Africa, 1890-1946

Gerald McGrath

The surveying and mapping of British East Africa, 1890-1946

origins, development and coordination

by Gerald McGrath

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Published by B. V. Gutsell in Toronto .
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  • Africa, East
    • Subjects:
    • Africa, East -- Surveys.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesCanadian cartographer ; v. 13 (Supplement 3)
      Statementby Gerald McGrath.
      SeriesCartographica ;, monograph no. 18
      LC ClassificationsGA76.A42 M33
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 118 p. :
      Number of Pages118
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4612571M
      ISBN 10091987018X
      LC Control Number77376413

      Map The Nile Valley: including Egypt, Nubia, Uganda, Abyssinia, British East Africa, and Somali Land London atlas map of the Nile Valley.   Filled with beautiful reproductions of some 85 maps, this is the first survey of the fascinating story of maps and mapmaking in the subcontinent. Beginning with the Portuguese voyages of exploration in the late 15th century, it explores the attempts of the Dutch and the British to chart and lay claim to the vast and expanding landscape of the Format: Hardcover.

      History of Institute of Surveying and Mapping Diyatalawa (ISMD) The Institute of Surveying & Mapping functions under the Sri Lanka Survey Department (SLSD) which was established by a proclamation of the Governor dated 02 nd August , just after four years of British occupation of the island; thus, the Sri Lanka Survey Department is the oldest civil state department in the . With generous funding from the Indigo Trust the British Library has published online over colonial-era military intelligence maps relating to the former British East Africa: modern-day Kenya and Uganda, and adjacent parts of Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, DR Congo, South Sudan, Ethiopia and Somalia.. The sheets were created between and , and comprise .

      MacDonald(Maj. James Ronald Leslie) SOLDIERING AND SURVEYING IN BRITISH EAST AFRICA with. In Online Rare Books, Maps & Prints and Photograp. Books shelved as surveying: Surveying And Levelling by N.N. Basak, Elementary Surveying: An Introduction to Geomatics by Paul R. Wolf, Mason & Dixon by T.

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[Gerald McGrath]. The Surveying and Mapping of British East Africa – Gerald McGrath Related information. 1 Queen's University, Kingston, CanadaCited by: 7.

Braun, 'Cadastre and the Colony', 17, also provides a very useful survey of research on surveying and mapping in South Africa, as does the article, L.F. Braun, 'Spatial Institutionalisation and Author: Denver Webb. The Imperial British East Africa Company (IBEAC) was a commercial association founded to develop African trade in the areas controlled by the British Empire.

The company was incorporated in London on 18 Apriland granted a royal charter by Queen Victoria on 6 September It was led by William Mackinnon and built upon his company's trading Founded: London, United Kingdom (18 April ). Surveying or land surveying is the technique, profession, art and science of determining the terrestrial or three-dimensional positions of points and the distances and angles between them.

A land surveying professional is called a land points are usually on the surface of the Earth, and they are often used to establish maps and boundaries for ownership, locations.

McGrath, The Surveying and Mapping of British East Africa to (Toronto, Department of Geography, York University, ); J. Stone, A Short History of the Cartography of Africa (New.

1 McGrath, Gerald,“The Survey and Mapping of British East Africa: ,” Cartographica, Monogr pp See also the following web-page from the British. Surveying, a means of making relatively large-scale, accurate measurements of the Earth’s includes the determination of the measurement data, the reduction and interpretation of the data to usable form, and, conversely, the establishment of relative position and size according to given measurement requirements.

Thus, surveying has two similar but opposite. download fundamentals of Surveying by S.K. Roy Engineering surveying is defined as “those activities involved in the planning and execution of surveys for the location, design, construction, operation and maintenance of civil and other engineering projects.

Content in Cartographica: The International Journal for Geographic Information and Geovisualization published by @utpjournals.

Surveying is a very important part of Civil Engineering. It is a basic course for all universities for civil engineers.

Here in we have gathered some pdf lectures on surveying. We hope students all over the world will find it helpful. Surveying Lecture 1. The following pdf lecture is created by GAURAV. for the civil engineering students. An African Survey: A Study of Problems arising in Africa South of the Sahara, often simply known as African Survey, was a report originally published in which paved the way for the reorganisation of research into the situation of the British Empire in Sub-Saharan Africa through the Colonial Development and Welfare Act The report was published by Oxford.

4 • Control Survey: Made to establish the horizontal and vertical positions of arbitrary points. • Boundary Survey: Made to determine the length and direction of land lines and to establish the position of these lines on the ground.

• Topographic Survey: Made to gather data to produce a topographic map showing the configuration of the terrain and the location of natural and man. The origins of the cadastral survey system in Kenya date back to when Kenya was declared a British East Africa Protectorate and there was, therefore an urgent need for some form of legislation to support land alienation.

The East Africa Land Regulations (of ) were published. East Africa or Eastern Africa is the eastern region of the African continent, variably defined by the United Nations Statistics Division scheme of geographic regions, 20 territories make up Eastern Africa.

Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan are members of the East African Community (EAC). The first five are also included in the African. East Africa, the Germans reached Surveys and Explor ations of British Africa. Donaldson, ‘‘ The Colonial Survey Committee and Mapping of Africa.

’’. The history of Africa begins with the emergence of hominids, archaic humans and—at leastyears ago—anatomically modern humans (Homo sapiens), in East Africa, and continues unbroken into the present as a patchwork of diverse and politically developing nation states. The earliest known recorded history arose in Ancient Egypt, and later in Nubia, the Sahel, the.

Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection. Fabrication of Empire. Low; Online ISBN: The Map of Africa by Treaty, 3 vols., 3rd edn., London, J.

Soldiering and Surveying in British East Africa –, London, Madden. Topographical Map A topographic survey, or topo survey for short, is another important type of land surveying.

It is used to identify and map contours of the ground and existing features on the surface of the earth or slightly above or below the earth surface e.g. trees, buildings, manholes, retaining walls, utility poles, etc.

For the purposes of “colonial mapping” in Libya and East Africa, G. McGrathThe Surveying and Mapping of British East Africa: E. LiebenbergThe Springboks in East Africa: the role of 1 SA Survey Company (SAEC) in the East African Campaign of World War II, – 26th International Cartographic Conference.

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Free shipping for many products!In South Africa, a decision was made in to map the country atand to use aerial photographs for that purpose. The actual aerial photography took .MacDonald(Maj. James Ronald Leslie) SOLDIERING AND SURVEYING IN BRITISH EAST AFRICA.

with maps and illustrations. First edition. xvi + pages, frontispiece – sketch of Kilimanjaro by the author, 9 folding maps, 11 full page black and white plates, original maroon cloth - recased, titled gilt on the spine, which is now faded, corners slightly bumped.