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topography

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

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Caption: Figure 3 Unwanted corneal changes in soft lens wear, resulting in subtle corneal warpage, imaged using a difference map with the Medmont E300 Corneal Topographer (Precision Technology Services Ltd.
A speaking topographer, the Peasant is a foil for the poet, who construes himself by contrast as non-topographically speaking.
The partnership between officers of the Corps of Engineers and the topographers was uneasy.
Custodians of memory serve as topographers or mapmakers--scanning the terrain and selecting from that vast landscape of our individual and collective experience a few salient markers to serve as a guide.
The findings he has made since 1991 have allowed historians and topographers to establish a new map of the various islands of the many ancient ports inside the huge bay, before the destructions of the late Roman and medieval periods.
topographers and scholars who worked within the Islamic geographical tradition right down to modern times never reached the level of abstraction represented by al-Maqdisi's discussion of the urban hierarchy" (p.
There can be little doubt that the legacy left by the historians, antiquarians, topographers and folklore specialists who helped to produce the Ordnance Survey did indeed contribute significantly to the efforts of those who were creating a new Irish identity in English.
Between the Theseion and the Anakeion sequences there is, however, as 19th-century topographers often observed, a clear syntactical break, with none of Pausanias's characteristic word links that would indicate that the Anakeion was necessarily located near the Theseion.
Its president, Eugen David, is a copper-mine engineer, and members also include topographers, geologists and engineers, so we know what the project entails.
Legends circulated: truck drivers who delivered the same load of sand several times a day; typographers hired as topographers, brick-counters as accountants.
Mapping agencies and topographers rely on federal sources of geospatial information to identify and characterize geographical features of sites and facilities.