Plane Table

Plane Table

For drawing accurate maps in the field.  Note:  do not overtighten on tripod -- will become impossible to remove.

 

Use with an alidade for sighting to features and drawing rays.  Alidades range from the simple style shown in the photo, or a telescopic alidade, or even an improvised alidade such as a three-sided engineer's scale.  Oriented with a compass -- Brunton recommended for accuracy and inclusion of a bubble level.

 

Suitable tripod: Plane Table Tripod

 

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