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Topography vs. Geography

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Main Difference

The main difference between Topography and Geography is that the Topography is a field of science and Geography is a science that studies the terrestrial surface, the societies that inhabit it and the territories, landscapes, places or regions that form it when interacting with each other.

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Wikipedia
  • Topography (noun)

    A precise description of a place.

  • Topography (noun)

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

  • Topography (noun)

    The features themselves; terrain.

  • Topography (noun)

    The surveying of the features.

  • Geography (noun)

    A description of the earth: a treatise or textbook on geography; an atlas or gazetteer.

  • Geography (noun)

    The study of the physical properties of the earth, including how humans affect and are affected by them.

  • Geography (noun)

    Terrain: the physical properties of a region of the earth.

  • Geography (noun)

    Any subject considered in terms of its physical distribution.

  • Geography (noun)

    Similar books, studies, or regions concerning other planets.

  • Geography (noun)

    The physical arrangement of any place, particularly a house.

  • Geography (noun)

    The lavatory: a room used for urination and defecation.

  • Geography (noun)

    The relative arrangement of the parts of anything.

  • Geography (noun)

    A territory: a geographical area as a field of business or market sector.

Wiktionary
  • Topography (noun)

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

    "the topography of the island"

  • Topography (noun)

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

  • Topography (noun)

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

  • Geography (noun)

    the study of the physical features of the earth and its atmosphere, and of human activity as it affects and is affected by these, including the distribution of populations and resources and political and economic activities.

  • Geography (noun)

    the nature and relative arrangement of places and physical features

    "the geography of post-war London"

  • Geography (noun)

    (especially in business) a geographical area; a region.

Oxford Dictionary
  • Topography (noun)

    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.

  • Geography (noun)

    The science which treats of the world and its inhabitants; a description of the earth, or a portion of the earth, including its structure, features, products, political divisions, and the people by whom it is inhabited. It also includes the responses and adaptations of people to topography, climate, soil and vegetation

  • Geography (noun)

    A treatise on this science.

Webster Dictionary
  • Topography (noun)

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

  • Topography (noun)

    precise detailed study of the surface features of a region

  • Geography (noun)

    study of the earth's surface; includes people's responses to topography and climate and soil and vegetation

Princeton's WordNet

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