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topography

The contours of land—such as flat, rolling, or steep.

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Imhof notes that the "wholesale transition from side and oblique views of mountains to the planimetric form for complete coverage of Switzerland took place in the maps of the Napoleonic military topographer Bacler d'Albe just before 1800, and in the so-called "Meyer Atlas'" (8).
Axial and tangential power maps are the most commonly available curvature map outputs in most topographers.
As always, Tod appears here as the indefatigable topographer and collector of ancient inscriptions, sensitive to the successive sedimentation of historical evidence in ancient human sites, somewhat similar to the sedimentation of the earth's strata.
In the first of the five essays with a Brazilian emphasis, Maria Manuela Tenreiro traces the career of Carlos Juliao, a widely-travelled Italian officer serving with the Portuguese army as sapper and topographer during the eighteenth century.
Physically, too, the imbalance of power is made evident by the casting of Graeme Malcolm as stiff-backed British commanding officer Captain Lancey and Chandler Williams as young topographer Lt.
Another recent work, I Was Overcome with a Momentary Panic at the Thought That They Might Be Right, 2005, represents "an exact replica of a scale model of all detonations in Beirut between 1975 and 1991, designed by the senior topographer in the Lebanese army's Directorate of Geographic Affairs, Nahia Hassan.
The grand architectural scale and prominent location of the Agia Aikaterini site were recognized by many antiquarians of centuries past, including the great 19th-century topographer Ernst Curtius.
John Stow, antiquary, chronicler, topographer, editor, collector of manuscripts, and merchant tailor, was an elder contemporary of Shakespeare whose work impinged most directly on Shakespeare's through Stow s contributions to Holinshed's Chronicles and possibly through Stew's updated (and unsuccessful) rival to Holinshed, the Annals of 1592.
Far from being the only painter to experience a cross-cultural encounter with, or receive commissions from Jewish patrons, Rembrandt was joined by Amsterdam artists including the celebrated topographer Gerrit Berckheyde, who completed views of the new Synagogues, Jacob van Ruisdael, who depicted the Jewish cemetery outside Amsterdam, and Romeyn de Hooghe, who painted group portraits and genre pieces for middle-class Sephardic patrons.
LeConte, the son of the famous Berkeley geologist for whom LeConte Lodge was named, was a respected explorer and topographer in his own right.
Wong complains that he had to pay a topographer out of his own pocket to level city streets.
As early as 1817, the very year of Jane Austen's death, John Britton, the leading historical topographer of the day, had celebrated the fact fulsomely in his account of the Cathedral and its monuments: