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Use of airplane photographs in geologic mapping

Walter Atheling English
Use of airplane photographs in geologic mapping
Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (August 1930) 14 (8): 1049-1058

Abstract

The demand for airplane photographs during the World War caused a rapid development in equipment and methods. This demand and the improvements in airplane performance laid the foundation for the present commercial applications of airplane photography. Many oil companies now use photographs in field mapping and find several peculiar features of the photographs of particular value in geologic mapping. Mosaics of various types are used for compilation of data, but line maps and contour maps can be constructed from photographs if maps of a greater degree of accuracy are desired.


ISSN: 0883-9247
Serial Title: Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists
Serial Volume: 14
Serial Issue: 8
Title: Use of airplane photographs in geologic mapping
Pages: 1049-1058
Published: 193008
Text Language: English
Publisher: American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Tulsa, OK, United States
Accession Number: 1939-005602
Categories: Areal geology
Document Type: Serial
Bibliographic Level: Analytic
Illustration Description: 3 figs.
Country of Publication: United States
Secondary Affiliation: GeoRef, Copyright 2019, American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Bibliography and Index of North American Geology, U. S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA, United States
Update Code: 1939
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