Surveying Alaska
Since 1982. 76 years of experience. Specializing in remote work.

Farpoint's strength in doing remote surveys is our knowledge of the difficulties of working in remote areas of Alaska. We have always strvied to do the the possblie job for the client, to stay on budget, and within schedule. Because of this, our clients have kept coming back to us since the early 1980's.

Services

As-Built / Plot Points

Shows structures relative to the "record" boundary. Commonly requested by financiers (banks) and Municipality.

Subdivisions

When a parcel of land is goin to be subdivided a plat must be produced. The surveyor determines the parent parcel boundary and sets new boundaries for the parcels within it.​

638 BLM CADASTRAL SURVEY

They are the surveys that create, mark, define, retrace, or reestablish the boundaries and subdivisions of the public lands of the United States.​

GIS

A geographic information system (GIS) is a system designed to capture, manipulate, store, manage, analyze, and present all types of geographical data.

Boundary Surveys

Defines boundary lines by finding property corners, setting them, and then a plat is produced. This is commonly requested by land owners and attorneys

Design Surveys

A topographic survey that shows all visible improvements and located utilities. Used for designing and planning. Commonly requested by engineers.

Hydrographic Surveys

The science of measurement and description of features which affect marine construction, maritime navigation, dredging, offshore oil exploration/drilling.

ALTA / ACSM Survey

An extensive commercial as-built that typically defines the boundary of the parcel along with buildings, driveways, and any other items required. Commonly requested by attorneys or title companies and land owners.

Legal Description

A surveyor may be hired to write legal descriptions for the purpose of new leases based on existing documents of record, or for the purpose of writing and filing of new easements, or for subdivision of large tract parcels by deed. Commonly requested by attorneys and land owners.

Condo Plats

A graphical representation of defined three dimensional space so that the described space can be sold. The condo plat is recorded in the appropriate recorder’s office and is then used, as part of public record, to reference in deed documents for the conveyance.

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Who Are We

Our principals   

Michael Horne

Mike has 50 years of survey experience, 35 years in the State of Alaska. Mike has completed various types of surveys―including ASLS surveys and subdivisions, including numerous remote subdivisions. Mike has a strong background and a trusted reputation for providing the State of Alaska with quality service on large survey projects that are performed on time and within budget. Having a Professional Licensed Surveyor in the field brings added assurance of a properly executed survey, which in turn adds value.
Registration:
• Registered Land Surveyor, 1982, Alaska (5318S)
• Registered Land Surveyor, 1989, Washington (26418S)
• US Mineral Surveyor, 1989
• Certified Federal Land Surveyor, 2007 (CFedS 1073)

Marc Eid

Marc has surveyed in Alaska for 26 years and has worked on a variety of surveys including remote ASLS’s. Marc has been an effective leader and has worked on many projects with Mike Horne over the years.

Registration:
• Land Surveyor In Training (LSIT), 1999, Alaska

 

 

 

 

Surveying Alaska since the early 1980's 

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Past Projects

Cully Corporation (pt. Lay)

Farpoint completed the PL93-638 Cadastral survey of three Townships 50 miles southwest of Point Lay along the Chukchi Sea. The survey was completed under contract to the Bureau of Land Management and was a Public Law (P.L.) 93-638 Cadastral Survey Project. The client was Cully Corporation (Pt Lay Village Corporation) and the land was selected…

Aleutian Adventure

There is nothing quite as thrilling as bumping along in the air turbulence that rolls recklessly down the face of ice clad volcanoes and across the open tundra giving our passing Saab 340 the shudders and shakes as we make our descent to the runway in Cold Bay, Alaska. Perhaps the thought that the connecting…

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