GIS Dictionary | Letter O

– O –

Orbit
The act of circling the earth. The type of orbit describes the path the satellite takes as it circles the earth.

Orthophotography
Digital imagery in which distortion from the camera angle and topography have been removed, thus equalizing the distances represented on the image.

GIS Acronyms that start with O

OGC – Open Geospatial Consortium

OS – Operating System

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