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Surveyor may refer to:

Professions and their activities[edit]

  • Surveying, the process of determining accurate positions on, or near the Earth's surface
    • Cadastral surveying, the process of establishing boundary locations and land parcel corners
    • Construction surveying, the process of layout out construction projects, and verifying their position during construction, also known as engineering surveying
    • A hydrographic survey, the gathering of information about navigable waters, mapping the topography of the bed of lakes, rivers, and large bodies of water
  • A marine surveyor or "ship surveyor", someone who inspects and examines ships
  • A quantity surveyor, someone who controls costs on construction projects
  • A pollster, someone who conducts surveys or opinion polls
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, a professional body which regulates property professionals and surveyors in the United Kingdom and other countries
  • American Congress on Surveying and Mapping a learned body of cartographers, geodesists, GIS practitioners, and professional land surveyors in the United States of America
  • International Federation of Surveyors, a UN recognised NGO representing cartographers, geodesists, GIS practitioners, professional land surveyors, quantitative surveyors, and valuers worldwide




  • NOAAS Surveyor (S 132), a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration survey ship in service from 1960 to 1995 or 1996
  • USC&GS Surveyor, the name of more than one ship of the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • USS Surveyor (1917), an armed steamer in commission in the United States Navy from 1917 to 1919

Space exploration[edit]


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