topography

Part of speech:

Topographic, topographical.

Part of speech: noun

The description of places, as on a map.

Part of speech: noun

The physical features, collectively, of a region.

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Usage examples "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", C. K. Leith.
  2. The total annual precipitation is directly influenced by the land topography, especially by the great mountain ranges. - "Dry-Farming", 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", Edward Frederic Benson.