hypsography

noun hyp·sog·ra·phy \hipˈsägrəfē\

Definition of hypsography

plural

-es

  1. 1 :  a branch of geography that deals with the measurement and mapping of the varying elevations of the earth's surface with reference to sea level

  2. 2 :  topographic relief or the devices (as color shadings) by which it is indicated on maps

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Origin and Etymology of hypsography

International Scientific Vocabulary hyps- + -graphy


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