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Relating to the use of the hypsometer; hypsographic.
- ‘Total consumption rates on benthos were divided by the littoral area based on hypsometric and limnological data.’
- ‘A modified hypsometric curve can be used to help describe the relationships between drainage, alluvial and shallow marine basins.’
- ‘The third dealt with the development of a so-called pasigraphy, which led Humboldt to the fundamental distinction of hypsometric and formation maps.’
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