What flight height would be required to produce vertical photographs with a scale of 1:12,000 over level terrain if the average elevation is 3300 ft and the focal length of the camera is 8 in?
(A) 8200 ft
(B) 10,000 ft
(C) 11,300 ft
answer is (C).
This is problem 32 (8-4) from
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