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Aerial Photograph - definition(s)

aerial photograph - [aerial photography] A photograph of the earth's surface taken from a platform flying above the surface but not in orbit, usually an aircraft. Aerial photography is often used as a cartographic data source for basemapping, locating geographic features, and interpreting environmental conditions.

[Category=Geospatial ]

Source: esri, 13 January 2012 09:17:36, External 

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Aerial Photograph - Photographing of terrain on the ground and objects in the air by cameras mounted in aircraft; utilized in satellites, multispectral scanning and intricate data handling systems. Also referred to as aerial photo or air photo

[Category=Geospatial ]

Source: City of Toronto, 21 November 2013 08:55:43, External




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