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Tech/Engineering / Photogrammetry
|English term or phrase: toposheet|
To be translated: Preparation of base map from toposheet
What is a photosheet?
An explanation would be great. A translation into French would be wonderful.
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|Thank you very much to both. Yuliyana's explanations are extremely relevant and accurate but Alexander's suggestion, while approximative perhaps, makes it easy for me to find a translation into French. Since I'm translating a list of modules of a course, 100% accuracy is not required. |
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The TOPOSHEET coverage consists of the boundaries of the rectangles for
complete or partial 1:2400 scale topographic base maps. There are 25 of
these, of which 21 are the entire size. But this does not mean that all
other features were completely digitized in these rectangles. The Quad#
data item has the toposheet quadrangle name; while Box-ID is an arbitrary
number assigned to the rectangles as part of the digitizing setup.
STUDYAREA is a revision to the BOUNDARY, eliminating some pieces around
the edges where there was no need for any data. This is the coverage
rather than TOPOSHEET that should be used - indeed TOPOSHEET no longer
is necessary. STUDYAREA has both Box-ID and Quad#. The outer boundary of
TOPOSHEET, i.e. no interior lines, is called PERIMETER; the outer boundary
of STUDYAREA is called BOUNDARY. This BOUNDARY coverage is used for
clipping some other coverages that have some data extending further out.
There is only one polygon; there is no name recorded.
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