Survey Mapping an Open-pit Mine
This project’s aim was to accurately measure an open-pit mine in Litija, Slovenia. Open-pit mining is a surface mining technique of extracting rock or minerals from the earth from an open-air pit.
The open-pit mine was 600m long, 350m wide and 150m deep. The project was done in association with a local surveying company.
Our objective was to create a proper land surveying map based on photogrammetric measurements.
Two separate drone flights were performed in order to get all the necessary imagery. The nadir- and side-view images were then imported into 3Dsurvey to generate a 3D model and an orthophoto map.
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