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phototopography

[ foh-toh-tuh-pog-ruh-fee ]
/ ˌfoʊ toʊ təˈpɒg rə fi /
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noun
topographical surveying employing photogrammetric methods.
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Origin of phototopography

First recorded in 1890–95; photo- + topography

OTHER WORDS FROM phototopography

pho·to·top·o·graph·ic [foh-tuh-top-uh-graf-ik], /ˌfoʊ təˌtɒp əˈgræf ɪk/, pho·to·top·o·graph·i·cal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for phototopography

phototopography
/ (ˌfəʊtəʊtəˈpɒɡrəfɪ) /

noun
the preparation of topographic maps from photographs
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