Definition: Photogrammetry

UN - Geographic Information Systems

The art and science of extracting measurements and other information from photographs. In the context of mapping, the procedures for gathering information about real-world features from aerial photographs or satellite images
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United Nations, "Handbook on Geospatial Infrastructure in Support of Census Activities", Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Statistics Division, Studies in Methods, Series F No. 103, New York, 2009
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