aerial photograph

aerial photograph
: a photograph taken from an aircraft

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

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aerial photograph,
a vertical or oblique photograph taken from an aircraft, for military, meteorological, or mapping purposes.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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