A map that indicates the topography of the ground, and includes physical features such as rivers, woods and habitation.
Topographical-map Sentence Examples
Measurements made on a topographical map yield the most satisfactory results.
Distances such as these can be measured only on a topographical map of a fairly large scale, for on general maps many of the details needed for that purpose can no longer be represented.
Another process, photoor heliogravure, for obtaining an engraved image on a copper plate, was for the first time employed on a large scale for producing a new topographical map of the Austrian Empire in 718 sheets, on a scale of I: 75,000, which was completed in seventeen years (1873-1890).
A third topographical map of France is being published in accordance with the recommendation of a committee presided over by General de la Noix in 1897.