Episode of Series “Maps and Map Reading”.
We follow the mapmaking process from the first aerial photographs through photogrammetric drawings to the final print stage. Among the points discussed are contour lines, grid references and magnetic variations.
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In ACMI's collection
Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Aerial photography
Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Cartography
Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Maps
Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Maps
Crafts & Visual Arts → Aerial photography
Crafts & Visual Arts → Cartography
Educational & Instructional → Instructional
Mathematics, Science & Technology → Maps
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)
16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)
16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)