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noun as in terrain

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Those fires involve topography, weather, fuel conditions, fire-fighting response, on and on.

To do it, they had a Trimble SX10 scanner, a tool that measures objects like buildings or the topography of a landscape.

Seismology, gravity and topography data could go a long way to revealing what lurks beneath the ice.

In the mountains, the rain will quickly run downhill, potentially triggering a flash flood, whereas the water will spread out more slowly where there is less topography.

VERITAS is an orbiter that would use a combination of radar and near-infrared spectroscopy to peer beyond the planet’s thick clouds and help us understand the surface geology and topography.

Rising up from scooping bay, the steep topography—hemmed by hills of evergreens—promises panoramas at practically every turn.

I would say timing and mastering topography were two of them.

It changed the creative topography of the show and it rocked our world and it rocked the viewers.

Mr. Netanyahu has pledged to erect a similar barrier along the Syrian frontier, with changes to suit the topography.

He knows the topography and geography of Israel/Palestine, literally street by street and wadi by wadi.

The combination of these five regions suggests a one-word description of Virginia's topography, namely, diversified.

But clouds prevented me seeing more and studying the topography more carefully.

This lack of enjoyment in Nature, lack of interest in topography and archaeology, was probably personal to him.

But before he went to bed, he got out his maps and studied the topography of the region over which he had to fly the next day.

They vary with the climate, the topography, the size of the timber, and the kind of product to be harvested.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to topography, such as: contour, area, bailiwick, country, domain, and dominion.

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