Accession Number : AD0692654

Title :   SWAMPY FOREST ZONE TERRAIN,

Corporate Author : ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Galkina,E. A.

Report Date : 09 AUG 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 17

Abstract : The author shows the necessity for the use of aerial photography in the study of swamp terrain. He then discusses some of the general features of swamp terrain as it appears in aerial photographs of different scale. The article is taxonomic and classificatory in nature. Ten basic types of swamp terrain are discerned, the chief criteria are size and course of development. The author concludes with a favorable appraisal of the advantages and potentialities of the use of aerial photography for the study of swamp terrain. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SWAMPS, AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY), TERRAIN, CLASSIFICATION, DRAINAGE, NETWORKS, USSR

Subject Categories : Cartography and Aerial Photography
      Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE