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2013-07-23 23:02:03

SoGoSurvey, a leading provider of online survey software and recognized expert in survey methodology, offers a service to help organizations quickly create online surveys that ensure meaningful results. Herndon, VA (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 SoGoSurvey, a leading provider of online survey software and a recognized expert in survey methodology, announces the availability of a Survey Design Service, a solution for professionals who don’t have the time to create online surveys. The new service...

3D Map Of Richard III's Grave Created Using LiDAR
2013-07-11 06:42:32

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Excavators are currently on a month-long dig at the site of the former Grey Friars church at a car park in Leicester, looking to uncover medieval artifacts and possibly the graves of three beheaded friars from the early 1400s. Meanwhile, one University of Leicester researcher is busy creating 3D models of the grave site of Richard III, who was hastily buried in an unmarked grave in 1485 and discovered last September. David...

2013-06-29 23:04:10

With the increasing demand of pipeline surveying services, Landpoint had expanded its office location in South Texas. Texas (PRWEB) June 29, 2013 Landpoint, Inc. is excited to announce the expansion of its South Texas location in response to the enormous increase in demand for oil and natural gas surveying services due to the Eagle Ford Shale. The area is rich in oil and natural gas liquids that are valuable to the petrochemical and refining industries on the Gulf Coast of Texas. The...


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Prime Meridian
2013-02-19 15:54:46

A prime meridian is a meridian, i.e. a line of longitude, at which the definition of longitude is zero degrees. A prime meridian and its opposite in a 360 degree-system, the 180th meridian, create a great circle. This great circle separates the sphere into two hemispheres. If one uses directions f East and West from a defined prime meridian, then they can be named Eastern and Western Hemisphere. A prime meridian is eventually arbitrary, unlike an equator, which is determined by the axis...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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