"viewpoint" in the noun sense
1. point of view, viewpoint, stand, standpoint
a mental position from which things are viewed
"we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians"
"teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events"
2. vantage point, viewpoint
a place from which something can be viewed
"from that vantage point he could survey the whole valley"
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