Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Aerial Photography.

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asked the Minister for Industry and Commerce if he will give a progress report on his Department's activities in the field of aerial photography.

As indicated to the Deputy in reply to a previous question on 26th June last, an aerial photographic survey of the country commenced in April, 1973. The Geological Survey of my Department, on whose behalf the survey is being undertaken, estimates that to date, about 44 per cent of the country has been covered.