'Shooting' the Past from on High

Block, Ira
May 1988
Archaeology;May/Jun88, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p58
Describes developments and techniques in aerial photography. Use of airplanes and helicopters to capture aerial photographs; Equipments needed for aerial photography; Cost of renting an aircraft.


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