Bore location system having mapping capability

  • US 6,102,136 A
  • Filed: 11/21/1997
  • Issued: 08/15/2000
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/16/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A system for mapping horizontal bores below a ground surface, said system comprising:

  • a transmitting source configured to output a location signal from the bore; and

    a receiver assembly in operative communication with said transmitting source and configured to receive said location signal, to determine, responsively to said location signal, the depth of the bore with respect to a ground surface, to compile depth data corresponding to the depth of the bore with respect to said ground surface along a horizontal length thereof, and to output the compiled data.

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