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Digital orthophotos

January 1, 1993

A digital orthophoto is a digital image of an aerial photograph with displacements caused by the camera angle and the terrain removed. It, thus, combines the image characteristics of a photograph with the geometric qualities of a map.

Publication Year 1993
Title Digital orthophotos
DOI 10.3133/70039180
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Unnumbered Series
Series Title Fact Sheet
Index ID 70039180
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Earth Science Information Center