topographer

[tuh-pog-ruh-fer]
noun
1.
a specialist in topography.
2.
a person who describes the surface features of a place or region.

Origin:
1595–1605; < Greek topográph(os) topographer (see topo-, -graph) + -er1

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topography (təˈpɒɡrəfɪ)
 
n , pl -phies
1.  the study or detailed description of the surface features of a region
2.  the detailed mapping of the configuration of a region
3.  the land forms or surface configuration of a region
4.  the surveying of a region's surface features
5.  the study or description of the configuration of any object
 
to'pographer
 
n
 
topographic
 
adj
 
topo'graphical
 
adj
 
topo'graphically
 
adv

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