hypsometrically

hypsometry

[hip-som-i-tree]
noun
vertical control in mapping; the establishment of elevations or altitudes.

Origin:
1560–70; hypso- + -metry

hypsometric [hip-suh-me-trik] , hypsometrical, adjective
hypsometrically, adverb
hypsometrist, noun
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hypsometry (hɪpˈsɒmɪtrɪ)
 
n
Also called: hypsography (in mapping) the establishment of height above sea level
 
hypsometric
 
adj
 
hypso'metrical
 
adj
 
hypso'metrically
 
adv
 
hyp'sometrist
 
n

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hypsometry   (hĭp-sŏm'ĭ-trē)  Pronunciation Key 
The measurement of elevation relative to sea level. Also called hypsography.
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