hypsography definition

  • noun:
    • The study of the earth's topologic setup above sea-level, particularly the dimension and mapping of land elevations.
    • A representation or description of the earth's topologic functions above sea level, as on a map.
    • Hypsometry.
    • The data within contour outlines; dimension of altitude or level versus area.
    • See the herb.
    • dimension of the height of land above sea level
    • the scientific study associated with planet's setup above sea-level (emphasizing the dimension of land altitudes in accordance with sea level)

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