• Short Summary

    Maps are produced in Italy using aerial photographs and the pentagraph system.

  • Description

    Titles read: "Air Mapping".

    Italy.

    M/S of a camera being loaded onto a biplane at an airfield. Commentator talks of aero-photographical measurements being a modern way of obtaining map accuracy.

    In a studio we see various shots of cartographers tracing around the aerial photographs and reproducing the details on maps using the pentagraph system. Shots of machinery and the maps being printed.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1618.08
    Media URN:
    51733
    Group:
    Pathe sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/04/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:41:00 / 01:15:28:00
    Canister:
    PSP 888

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