use of oblique air photographs for military survey in war. by Lyle G Trorey

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LC ClassificationsTA593 T7 1944
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Number of Pages45
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Open LibraryOL17082800M

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Oblique This image is an oblique aerial photograph showing the River Forth at Throsk, Stirlingshire, nearly 50 years earlier. It shows almost the same area of land and water as the vertical image but is taken with the camera axis pointing to the north-east.

Configurations There is nothing new about taking oblique images – they have already been in use for over a century for military survey and large-scale mapping projects. Around the yearScheimflug developed a multiple-lens camera viewing oblique in 8 directions.

During World War 1, the US developed a tri-lens camera. Together Stieglitz and Steichen opened the Little Galleries of the Photo-Secession, which eventually became know Steichen was the most frequently featured photographer in Alfred Stieglitz' groundbreaking magazine Camera Work during its run from to /5(15).

Although aerial photography was first practiced init was not until World War I that it became heavily utilized for scientific and military recording. Aerial photography was useful for scouting opposing troops, previewing terrain and conditions for ground troops, mapping air.

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An air photograph taken with the camera axis directed between the horizontal and vertical planes. Commonly referred to as an "oblique." a.

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