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Graphical and plane table survey of archaeological earthworks

This paper is designed to assist anyone who wishes to undertake a large-scale (1:1000 or 1:500), detailed survey of an archaeological earthwork site.


  • Introduction
  • The value of graphical and plane table techniques
  • Interpretation and recording
  • Reconnaissance, and Control and Detail survey
  • Graphical survey
  • Plane table survey
  • Ancillary techniques
  • Products
  • A final word
  • References

Additional Information

  • Series: Guidance
  • Publication Status: Completed
  • Product Code: 50692
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