- a specialist in topography.
- a person who describes the surface features of a place or region.
Origin of topographer
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Examples from the Web for topographer
Morris, who spent a decade as an Atlanta topographer, didn't really like to work.The Man Who Fell for 'King Con'
December 1, 2010
In this instance, his drawings throughout are in pencil, and he is his own topographer.De Libris: Prose and Verse
The Earth was spread out like a topographer's map, far below.And Then the Town Took Off
This at least seems to be an innovation since the days of the Imperial topographer.Sketches from the Subject and Neighbour Lands of Venice
Edward A. Freeman
I named it after Mr. Homan, the topographer of the expedition.Along Alaska's Great River
"There was certainly a chance that it would," replied the topographer.The Boy With the U. S. Survey