What does the word topography mean?

Usage examples for topography

  1. The depth or thickness of the oxide zone depends on topography, depth of water table, climatic conditions, and speed of erosion. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith
  2. The total annual precipitation is directly influenced by the land topography, especially by the great mountain ranges. – Dry-Farming by John A. Widtsoe
  3. But there seems to be a sort of legend among the ladies here, that I'm a great student of local topography and Roman roads, and all sorts of truck, and I find it better to leave it at that. – Miss Mapp by Edward Frederic Benson