The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 65, July 1961 - April, 1962 Page: 233
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Surveying in Texas 233
ground. In West Texas where the experiment was tried out, the
operation was slowed down by fences. The use of a helicopter,
it is said, will solve the problem of mobility in any area regardless
of fences, deserts, or jungles. SHORAN provides the solution to
any third order surveying problem with particular value in the
remaining uncharted land areas and coastal waters of the world.
The most recent application has been the location of drill sites
in the continental shelf. What future surveying in Texas will
bring forth is a matter for conjecture. What is called early sur-
veying is a substantial history of Texas in its frontier era of adven-
ture, hardship, and new experience.
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