Manual for instruction in military maps and aerial photographs
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Manual for instruction in military maps and aerial photographs

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Published by Harper & brothers in New York .
Written in English


  • Maps, Military,
  • Photographic surveying,
  • Aerial photography.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Norman F. Maclean and Everett C. Olson.
SeriesHarper"s geoscience series
ContributionsOlson, Everett Claire, 1910-1993
LC ClassificationsUG470 M17
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 138 p. :
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21390077M

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