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Mapping land boundaries using drones (iafrikan.com)
4 points by NicoJuicy 11 months ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 2 comments

While I generally applaud their plan to try something new, I wonder why this is more feasible than say, using high-resolution satellite imagery? At 30 cm pixel resolution, it's certainly possible to see the hedges that demarcate the property lines. A possible advantage I could see is if the area is notoriously cloudy, a UAV will be able to fly below most of that cloud cover. As a commercial UAV operator myself, I also suspect they will receive resistance from certain landowners whose land they are flying over, where the satellite route removes a lot of this friction.

Awesome, would be fun to do that in the U.S. as well.

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