As a result the topography is characterized by low, rounded hills, but is nowhere mountainous.
Finally, the surface topography will often throw much light on the underground structure.
The glacial era has left abundant evidences in the topography of the state.
Ptolemy used the word geography to signify the description of the whole oekumene on mathematical principles, while chorography signified the fuller description of a particular region, and topography the very detailed description of a smaller locality.
"Before his time," says Digby Wyatt, "popular topography was unknown."