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hello,
can anybody help me to create a local coordinate system for a mine and how to setout these coordinates for a mine. I understand the dip and strike of the ore zone should be my north and south. but how do I set it out on the field if I have no backbearing.soo many questions.Your advice is need. thanks

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hello,
can anybody help me to create a local coordinate system for a mine and how to setout these coordinates for a mine. I understand the dip and strike of the ore zone should be my north and south. but how do I set it out on the field if I have no backbearing.soo many questions.Your advice is need. thanks



There is some extended discussion about this in the ESRI forums.
Are you using ArcGIS?

If not, you can still look at the method used and apply it to other software.

http://forums.arcgis...Local-Mine-Grid
http://forums.arcgis...stom-projection

Good luck!




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