phototheodolite

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phototheodolite ‎(plural phototheodolites)

  1. A theodolite with an attached camera.
  2. An arrangement of two cameras, whose plates may be brought into exactly the same plane, used in surveying and map-making. From the differences between two pictures taken at the same moment, measurements in all dimensions of the region may be obtained.