chorography

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chorography

[kə′räg·rə·fē]
(mapping)
All of the methods used to map a region or district.
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Aptly titled "The Jewel in the Crown," the treatment of Amsterdam is organized around the chorographical milestones erected by three major figures, Johannes Isacius Pontanus (1611), Olfert Dapper (1663) and Caspar Commelin (1693).
98-101, 128 and note; William Camden, Britannia: or, a chorographical description of theflourishing kingdoms of England, Scotland, Ireland, and the islands adjacent, from the earliest antiquity, translated from the edition published by the author in 1607, enlarged by the latest discoveries, by Richard Gough (2nd edition, London, 1806), II, p.
To challenge hegemonic concerns, dance and chorographical vision must be ever evolving.
But why does Dante, the reader might ask, introduce chorographical similes in the structural and cartographical sense only beginning with the circles of violence?
Directing films satisfies what Boyd describes as 'the painterly side of my nature, reflected in the compositional and chorographical elements of film-making.
He shows that chorographical additions and alterations were among the most common changes made by the humanists in these vitae.
The Poly-Olbion: A Chorographical Description of Great Britain.
I am at the moment developing a live electronic multi-channel piece for maracas, in which a microphonic space is proposed for creating a surround amplification ring, and is at the same time a control interface for sound spatialisation and digital signal processing, and a chorographical space for musical performance.
While Stow was undoubtedly influenced by the antiquarian and chorographical works such as William Lambarde's Perambulations of Kent (1576), William Harrison's Description of England (1576), and William Camden's Brittania (1586), his Survey also appears to borrow from and certainly reads like the work of an exceptionally well-informed and well-read city viewer, albeit one versed in antiquarian pursuits.
And Andrew Gordon contrasts the Survey's depiction of urban space with the more abstract spatial politics implicit in chorographical writings by William Lambarde, John Norden, and William Camden.
chorographical, topographical delineations, to behold, as it were, all the remote provinces, towns, cities of the world, and never to go forth of the limits of his study, to measure by the scale and compass their extent, distance, examine their site' (II, 89).
1) Tristram Risdon, The Chorographical Description, or Survey, of the County of Devon, with the City and County of Exeter, etc.