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Related to photogrammetry: aerial photogrammetry
1. The process of making maps or scale drawings from photographs, especially aerial photographs.
2. The process of making precise measurements by means of photography.
pho′to·gram·met′ric (-grə-mĕt′rĭk) adj.
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(Physical Geography) the process of making measurements from photographs, used esp in the construction of maps from aerial photographs and also in military intelligence, medical and industrial research, etc
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pho•to•gram•me•try(ˌfoʊ təˈgræm ɪ tri)
the process of making surveys and maps through the use of photographs, esp. aerial photographs.
pho`to•gram•met′ric (-grəˈmɛ trɪk) pho`to•gram•met′ri•cal, adj.
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The science or art of obtaining reliable measurements from photographic images.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
the use of photography for surveying or map-making. Cf. phototopography.See also: Photography
the use of photography for surveying or map-making.See also: Land, Maps
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