(measuring, terrain, cultural, estimates) (2-17)
Another advantage of map reconnaissance is that it is possible to obtain data without physically entering the
area. Map study avoids exposure to the enemy, provides information on territory otherwise inaccessible, and is
independent of weather conditions.
Information can be obtained despite enemy fire, inaccessible territory, or severe weather conditions through
_______________________ ________________, because it can be performed ______________________________
________________________________ an area.
skills of the observer. Even an experienced observer, however, can only estimate distances, elevations, and other
measurements from the air.
Aerial reconnaissance relies heavily upon the visual ______________________ and _____________________
of the observer. Measurements can only be roughly _______________________________.