Hypsography definition

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Hypsometry.
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The scientific study of the earth's topologic configuration above sea level, especially the measurement and mapping of land elevations.
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A representation or description of the earth's topologic features above sea level, as on a map.
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The science of measuring the configuration of land or underwater surfaces with respect to a datum plane, as sea level.
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The configuration of such surfaces; topographic relief.
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The representation or description of relief features on a map or chart, as by tints, hachures, etc.
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The scientific study of the Earth's topologic features above sea level, especially the measurement and mapping of land elevations.
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A representation or description of these features, as on a map.
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(sciences) The data present in contour lines; measurement of altitude or depth versus area.
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