History of the Survey? History of
the Ruler !
Intention for the Exhibition
In order to remove the recognition that
the cadastre is difficult, it is to widely
publicize and increase the experience for
history and use of the cadastre and etc.
to the youth and ordinary people through
exhibition of the ruler and device familiar
Characteristics of the Exhibition
As described in the book, it is to inform
the excellence of Korean culture explaining
that Korean cadastre precedes Western one
in cadastral history by producing the device,
which measured the distance at the first
time, fit to the exhibition.
It is to motivate not only ordinary people
but also youth to arouse the curiosity through
exhibition of the curious and interesting
measuring devices such as calculation method
using the body (hand and foot), which is
most easily utilized to measure the distance,
the ruler using the rice and etc.
It is to compose the exhibition using
the best of the environment of cadastre
data room. Namely, on the playground, actual
area is calculated and established on the
basis of the materials used for measurement
such as every kind of measuring tape, straw
rope and etc. It is to induce the spectator
to the consistency between numerical concept
and actual concept through actually-reasured
Era Range of the Exhibition
Era of the exhibition is ranged from
ancient Dangun Era to the present. Namely,
it is the measuring device shown in the
record to the one using the laser widely
used at present, which are centered on the
ones having the meaning in the aspect of
cadastral measuring or having the historical
value among these.