to·​pog·​ra·​pher | \ tə-ˈpä-grə-fər How to pronounce topographer (audio) \

Definition of topographer

: a specialist in topography

Examples of topographer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Valleys for topographers and whaling ships, a glacier for a shipmaster’s wife, and a fjord for a Dutch whaling skipper. Juliana Hanle, Scientific American, "The Fight for the Reindeer," 18 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of topographer

1603, in the meaning defined above

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“Topographer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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