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  1. [aerial photography] Acronym for digital orthophoto quadrangle. A computer-generated, uniform-scale image created from an aerial photograph. Digital orthophoto quadrangles are true photographic maps in which the effects of tilt and relief are removed by a mathematical process called transformation or rectification. The uniform scale of a DOQ allows accurate measurement of distances. Media\digital-orthophoto-quad.gif

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