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air +‎ view


airview (plural airviews)

  1. A view from the air; a photograph taken from an aircraft.
    • 1938, Marion Bloom, ‎James Frederick Carter, ‎Francesca Vincent, Bibliography on soil erosion and soil and water conservation (page 257)
      A system of interrupted contour banks for the control of soil erosion is described, with an airview photograph of these contour banks to illustrate the work done.
    • 1974, David Cort, The sin of Henry R. Luce: an anatomy of journalism, page 85:
      [] fine airviews of contour strip planting, and airviews of what looked like islands (actually Finnish log jams bound by a chain boom) []