noun, plural to·pog·ra·phies.
- topographic anatomy,
- topographic map,
- topological equivalence,
- topological group,
- topological invariant
Origin of topography
Examples from the Web for topographical
Each writer or artist has been asked to “explore subjects in a topographical manner.”Crazy Cartography: Artists and Writers Conjure a Slew of Imaginative Maps|Lauren Elkin|April 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Have these collections been carefully examined, and their contents made use of in any topographical publication?
In 1818 he organized and was made chief of the bureau of topographical engineers in the War Department.Early Western Travels, 1748-1846, Volume XII|William Faux
The regularity of its planning was noted in ancient times by a topographical writer.Ancient Town-Planning|F. Haverfield
noun plural -phies
early 15c., from Late Latin topographia, from Greek topographia "a description of a place," from topographos "describing a place" (as a noun, "one who is skilled in topography"), from topos "place" (see topos) + graphein "to write" (see -graphy).