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Difference between plane surveying and Geodetic surveying

We are providing a differences between plane and Geodetic surveying which are given below in table –

Plane surveying and Geodetic surveying

plane surveying Geodetic surveying
In this surveying surface of the earth is assumed as a plane .In Geodetic surveying surface of the earth is assumed as a arc .
in plane surveying, Curvature of the earth is not taken into account.
in Geodetic surveying Curvature of the earth is taken into account.
Length up to 12 km is treated as plane surveying.Length more than 12 km is treated as Geodetic surveying.
Area up to 196 km2 is treated as plane surveyingArea more than 196 km2 is treated as Geodetic surveying.
It is less accurate and inferior.it is more accurate and superior to plane surveying.

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