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Aerial Imagery and Orthography: Land Information New Zealand

The Aerial Imagery and Orthography page is part of New Zealand's Land Information Web site. The agency is responsible for providing New Zealand's authoritative land and seabed information including online availability of dozens of aerial orthophotos from around the country. Users can click on the map to retrieve any available photos, which can be viewed in various formats from low to very high...
California Coastal Records Project : Aerial Photographs of the California Coastline

The California Coastal Records Project is being undertaken by Gabrielle Adelman and Kenneth Adelman to create an aerial photographic survey of the California Coast. The related Web site lets users locate and view spectacular photographs of a large percentage of the entire California coastline taken from a helicopter. Visitors can find photographs by clicking on the map of the coast, inputting a...
Daily Overview

As the team behind the Daily Overview write, the term overview effect refers to the "sensation astronauts have when given the opportunity to look down and view the Earth as a whole." The Daily Overview offers overview photographs that show our world in a number of new ways. As of this write up, one recent overview (as the team calls these photographs), shows an aerial view of agricultural...
Greater Toronto Area Digital Mapping Project

For those with an interest in examining both historic and contemporary maps of Toronto online, this Web site will prove to be a valuable and intriguing resource. Visitors may want to jump into the maps by looking through the index of 73 maps currently available for perusal. The historic maps featured here include a "Plan for Torento Harbour" from 1788 and a property development map of Toronto from...
James Wallace Black, 1825-1896

Born in New Hampshire in 1825, James Wallace Black came to Boston to try his hand as a painter. He soon discovered the world of photography and he became quite fascinated with taking aerial photos and experimenting with magic lanterns. One of his most notable experiments involved a photograph of downtown Boston that he took from a hot-air balloon on October 13, 1860. The Boston Public Library has...