Definitions Edit

Orthoimagery refers to

[a]n aerial photograph or image from which distortions resulting from camera tilt and ground relief have been removed. An orthophotograph or orthoimage has a uniform scale and can be used as a map.[1]
[a]erial photographs that more precisely show the features of the landscape, including those that might be important for agriculture such as slope or size of gullies, because they are corrected for distortion caused by tilt, curvature, and ground relief.[2]

References Edit

  1. Geospatial Information and Geographic Information Systems (GIS): An Overview for Congress, at 3.
  2. Geoarchiving Glossary (full-text).

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