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Virtual Visits and Key People | Added on February 9, 2011

Surveyor Dave [cropped] by David Bosshard, CC BY-NC 2.0, https://flic.kr/p/aSBYX4

What is land surveying? What do land surveyors do? What are your career options in thise field? Visit this website for answers to these questions!

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© Association of Ontario Land Surveyors
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  • Industrial Drafting (5725)
  • Residential and Commercial Drafting (5750)


  • Architectural Technology (221.A0)
  • Civil Engineering Technology (221.B0)
  • Forest Technology (190.B0)
  • Professional Photography (570.F0)


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  • Applied Mathematics
  • Building Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Geology
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Photography

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