vertical air photograph


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vertical air photograph

[′vərd·ə·kəl ′er ′fōd·ə‚graf]
(graphic arts)
An air photograph taken with the optical axis of the camera perpendicular to the earth's surface.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

vertical air photograph

vertical air photograph
A photograph taken from the air with the optical axis of the camera perpendicular to the surface of the earth. Vertical photographs have practically a constant scale and are used to prepare maps and detect camouflaged objects. See aerial photograph. See also true vertical photograph.
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