phototopography


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phototopography

(ˌfəʊtəʊtəˈpɒɡrəfɪ)
n
(Physical Geography) the preparation of topographic maps from photographs

phototopography

surveying or map-making by means of photography. — phototopographic, phototopographical, adj.
See also: Land, Maps
surveying or map-making by means of photography. Cf. photogrammetry.phototopographic, phototopographical, adj.
See also: Photography
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Phototopography as practiced in Italy under the auspices of the Royal Military Geographical Institute, and as practiced in Canada under the auspices of the Department of the Interior.
As a pioneer in the use of the camera as an adjunct survey instrument, he perfected the techniques of phototopography.