What do you call the science of determining the location of a geographical feature from pictures? By that any geographical features, or for that matter any element shown in pictures? I know some mathematical formulas allow you to do that, but I don't know the name of the discipline.

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    What do you call it? Is there a word in your languages? Have you used a bilingual dictionary?
    – James K
    Jul 6, 2019 at 4:44

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The term that may fit what you describe is photogrammetry.

Hee are some other, more specific terms that may be related:

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