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A map made by superimposing orienting data and markings on an aerial photograph.
tr.v. pho·to·mapped, pho·to·map·ping, pho·to·maps
To make a photomap of.
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(Physical Geography) a map constructed by adding grid lines, place names, etc, to one or more aerial photographs
vb, -maps, -mapping or -mapped
(Physical Geography) (tr) to map (an area) using aerial photography
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n., v. -mapped, -map•ping. n.
1. a mosaic of aerial photographs marked as a map, with grid lines, place names, etc.v.t.
2. to map by means of aerial photography.
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A reproduction of a photograph or photomosaic upon which the grid lines, marginal data, contours, place names, boundaries, and other data may be added.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
Past participle: photomapped
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