[ foh-toh-tuh-pog-ruh-fee ]
/ ˌfoʊ toʊ təˈpɒg rə fi /


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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for phototopography

/ (ˌfəʊtəʊtəˈpɒɡrəfɪ) /


the preparation of topographic maps from photographs
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