Definitions Edit

Topography is "[t]he configuration of the ground to include its relief and all features."[1]

Topography is

{{Quote|(a) the general configuration of a land surface or any part of the Earth's surface, including its relief and the position of its natural and human-made features; (b) the natural or physical surface features of a region; (c) the art and practice of accurately and graphically delineating in detail, as on a map or chart or by a model, selected natural and human-made surface features of a region.[2]

References Edit

  1. U.S. Department of Defense, Joint Pub. 1–02: DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms (Nov. 8, 2010, as amended through May 15, 2011) (full-text).
  2. Georeferencing: The Geographic Associations of Information, Glossary, at 234.

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