aerial photograph

noun
a photograph taken from an aircraft or satellite in flight.
Also called aerophoto, air photograph.


Origin:
1895–1900

aerial photography, noun
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The effects of tilt and relief are removed from the aerial photograph by a mathematical process called rectification.
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Aerial photograph the continuation of streams running off a steep mountainside into the tidal zone is apparent.
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