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Military Topography and Photography (Paperback) Loot Price: R380
Discovery Miles 3 800
Military Topography and Photography (Paperback): Floyd D. Carlock

Military Topography and Photography (Paperback)

Floyd D. Carlock

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Loot Price R380 Discovery Miles 3 800

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 Excerpt: ...is the representation, in the form of a sketch, produced entirely from the memory. They are usually of trails and roads. For control the sketcher should estimate and plot first the most important road or trail, and then estimate and plot all other roads, trails, and other objects with respect to and based upon it. In such sketches, the conformation of the ground is rarely shown and then only ina very general way. Contour lines will seldom, if ever, be used. The relief method can be most successively employed. The general conformation can be indicated by writing "hills," "planes," etc., at their estimated locations. The character of the terrain should be shown as remembered. Any person can make a memory sketch of the terrain with which they are familiar. The author has often had uneducated Filipinos to sketch the roads and trails of the terrain for considerable distances on the ground, by means of which he was able to traverse unknown ground with ease. Memory sketches of roads and trails, on paper or sketched on the ground is the common method of showing the way to strangers, both in civilized and semi-civilized countries. Such sketches present no difficulty in execution; they are of course only approximately to scale, and points may be considerably out of proper relation with one another, but this is realized and allowed for by the reader. Combined Sketching. Where the sketching of an area is executed by several sketchers working in conjunction, the area should be divided into sections and a section assigned to each sketcher or sub-party. A base line or traverse will be used for the control of each section, but in order that the sections may be compiled and a consistent map of the whole produced, the relation of the control, both horizon...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: 2010
Authors: Floyd D. Carlock
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 66
ISBN-13: 978-1-152-67009-9
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-152-67009-3
Barcode: 9781152670099

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