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I hesitate to ask for standard symbols, but is there a de facto standard symbol(s)? Or a popular set of symbols to use for electronic markers?

Our utility will soon start marking with electronic ball markers similar to these: http://images.pennnet.com/articles/ww/thm/th_193172.jpg (from Water World Article 'Municipality Marks New Pipelines for Future Access').
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I found this one somewhere, but I can't remember where I grabbed it from:
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Are there others?

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USA Standards?? –  Mapperz Jan 18 '11 at 14:59
    
USA for me, but I'll upvote others. –  Jay Cummins Jan 18 '11 at 15:17

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Here is what is in arcmap 10. But somehow I don't think that is what you are looking for:)

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I looked through the ArcMap 10 symbols prior to posting the question. Are there electronic marker symbols in there and I missed it? –  Jay Cummins Jan 18 '11 at 16:30
    
Duh, You said electronic not water or waste water. I'll have to learn what electronic markers are first. :o –  Brad Nesom Jan 18 '11 at 16:51
    
The physical asset is called an electronic marker (as you can imagine, searching for marker returned a useless result set). So I'm looking an electronic marker (map symbol) to represent an electronic marker (plastic balls that are buried w/ the underground asset). –  Jay Cummins Jan 18 '11 at 18:28

Unrelated question but I am looking for a directory or database of all the dots, crosses and squiggles that I find along the street or on walls of buildings. I've been photographing them and use them in my art.

Is there any website or a link to the arcmap 10 example posted in Brad Nesom's answer? Any other similar visual list of these types of shapes and forms would be deeply appreciated. Thanks!

R. Sherwood

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It would be better to ask your own question and reference this one instead of posting your question as an answer. –  blah238 Apr 4 '11 at 16:28

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