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Chorography vs. Topography

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Chorographynoun

The study of provinces, regions, cities, etc., as opposed to larger-scale geography.

Topographynoun

A precise description of a place.

Chorographynoun

the mapping or description of a region or district.

‘The chorography of their provinces.’;

Topographynoun

A detailed graphic representation of the surface features of a place or object.

Chorography

Chorography (from χῶρος khōros, and γράφειν graphein, ) is the art of describing or mapping a region or district, and by extension such a description or map. This term derives from the writings of the ancient geographer Pomponius Mela and Ptolemy, where it meant the geographical description of regions.

‘place’; ‘to write’;

Topographynoun

The features themselves; terrain.

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Topographynoun

The surveying of the features.

Topographynoun

The description of a particular place, town, manor, parish, or tract of land; especially, the exact and scientific delineation and description in minute detail of any place or region.

Topographynoun

the configuration of a surface and the relations among its man-made and natural features

Topographynoun

precise detailed study of the surface features of a region

Topographynoun

the arrangement of the natural and artificial physical features of an area

‘the topography of the island’;

Topographynoun

a detailed description or representation on a map of the physical features of an area.

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Topographynoun

the distribution of parts or features on the surface of or within an organ or organism.

Topography

Topography is the study of the forms and features of land surfaces. The topography of an area could refer to the surface forms and features themselves, or a description (especially their depiction in maps).

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