Measurement of geological features is done with a special compass that has a built-in clinometer, which is a device for measuring vertical angles. An example of . F.W. Breithaupt & Sohn was founded in the year and is considered the highest quality manufacturer of geological compasses worldwide. More than. Lecture Series SGL Introduction to Geological Mapping. Lecture 4 learn the usage of the compass, clinometer and hand-level as some of the important.

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This article contains content that is written like an advertisement. Please help improve it by removing promotional content and inappropriate external linksand by adding encyclopedic content written from a neutral point of view. Precision, hand-held sighting clinometers, made in Finland, for measuring vertical angles, slopes, bedding dips and heights of distant objects.


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It is also possible to take topographical measurement following the Brunton method of strike and dip. At first sight it appears confusing to the com;ass user, for the numbers on the compass dial ascend in an anticlockwise direction.

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Setup of a modern geological compass after Prof. Now, with the bulls-eye bubble centered, record the number that either end of the compass needle is clinomter. This is based on software that bypasses the inherent inaccuracy of the ‘Heading’ function by recording data from the magnetometers and to the accelerometers, and then computing the orientation of the iPhone using vector algebra. If your shipping address is in United States. Find more suppliers in Roorkee Compass in Roorkee.

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He published it in Mirror mounted on the inside of the cover in combination with notch and bead sights on the face of the compass enable accurate sightings to distant objects. The SmartTool digital level is a durable field tool that can be used as a level, plumb and clinometer.


Retrieved from ” https: Please do not leave negative or neutral feedback if you haven’t received item in 30 days, because we have mentioned the shipping time repeatedly. Read either end of the compass needle to obtain the value of strike. Clar, University of Vienna, for measuring azimuths and dip angles. Read the North end of the compass needle to obtain the value of trend. It is not designed to sight on a distant object and measure the slope to that object. Its aluminum housing is corrosion and water resistant.

Available in the following configurations:. Retrieved 27 June Values can be read directly to one degree or one percent and estimated to 10 min. We will begin by taking the strike of a bedding plane. This model uses a true sighting optic that allows you a direct read of the internal compass card housed in the fluid filled capsule.

Make sure the compass is vertical.