: an instrument consisting of a theodolite mounted on a camera which can take at each of several stations of known position and elevation (as determined by transit survey) a series of photographs used in terrestrial photogrammetry

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary phot- + theodolite

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“Phototheodolite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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