The successor of Wild Heerbrugg AG
Three Independent Global Companies Share One Brand
The successor of important firms as:
Wild Heerbrugg, Kern & Co. Aarau, Magnavox, Leitz, Reichert, Jung, Cambridge
developed the world's first 35mm camera. Leica Camera
"Leica Microsystems has developed from five brand names, all with a
long tradition: Wild, Leitz, Reichert, Jung and Cambridge Instruments. Leica
Microsystems symbolizes not only tradition, but also innovation." Leica Microsystems
Leica Geosystems manufacturing companies
Leica Geosystems Milestones & history:
WEB cam's from Switzerland, nearby my location:
( watch out about the time difference )
(2500m ü.Meer) Säntis Sepp:
click on the picture
to go to the live picture
mit Blick auf Alpstein (924m ü.Meer):
you prefer to see Switzerland on a map you can use this links:
Interaktive Schweizer Karten
use this link to see where the town of
Other interesting sites:
with very good maps, also from
Surveying Made Easy. (176K)
This paper details some important aspects of
surveying including instrument settings, error sources, and application
Vermessen leicht gemacht (176K)
Deutsche Fassung : Die
vorliegende Broschüre soll den Einstieg in die Vermessung erleichtern.
Land Surveying information, and U.S. links to Licensed Land
Surveyors via E-mail LandSurveyor.US
a on-line catalog of surveying and geodetic instruments in the
National Museum of American History National
Museum of American History
The Museum consists of exhibits which cover a variety of topics
related to surveying history. Virtual
Museum of Surveying
A museum in Lansing, Michigan devoted to the presentation of
surveying history. Museum
Coast and Geodetic Survey Photo Historic Image Collection
There Collection contains over 300 images depicting the methods and problems
of "getting there"....
society dedicated to the preservation of the history of the science of
of the National Geodetic Survey
an album of historical images, biographies, stories & tales,
map & chart collection and much, much more.
society focused on cartography, its history and collecting of maps.
society devoted to slide rule collectors and historians.
Society interested in astronomical instruments history and discovery,
the history of opticsand the preservation and use of those antique instruments
through stewardship and education. The
Antique Telescope Society, Inc.
Library of Congress - Geography & Map Division
Map Collections 1544-1999; featuring maps on various subjects including
& Exploration, Military Battles & Campaigns, Cities & Towns,
Landscape, and Transportation & Communication.
Introduction to Astronavigation
Website devoted to collecting calculating devices and associated
links to websites of both actual and virtual museums.
University of New South Wales, Sydney Virtual
Surveying Instrument Collection
Instruments, and Restoration supplies
thing one needs to know about pocket compasses
A collection of information about
Museum of HP Calculators
Complete optical classifieds - Western Australia
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