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Definition of Topography

Topography

  1. The description of a particular place, town, manor, parish, or tract of land; especially, the exact and scientific delineation and description in minute detail of any place or region.

Topography Quotations

Good buildings make and are made by their settings, and they are appropriately different in different locations. Climate, culture, topography and materials have helped create regional architectural languages that seem curiously right for their locations and for all times.
Jaquelin T. Robertson

Many people don't give a rip about politics and know as much about public affairs as they know about the topography of Pluto.
Tony Snow

We could not, for example, arrive at a principle like that of entropy without introducing some additional principle, such as randomness, to this topography.
Michael Polanyi

The form a city assumes as it evolves over time owes more to large-scale works of civil engineering - what we now call infrastructure - than almost any other factor save topography.
Martin Filler

We lived, until I was 12 or so, in communal apartment with five different families and the same kitchen, in two little - my brother and me and my parents. It was hell, but it was a common thing. My father was not general or admiral, but he was colonel. He was teaching in military academy military topography.
Mikhail Baryshnikov
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Topography Translations

topography in French is topographie
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