ichnography

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ichnography

[ik′näg·rə·fē]
(graphic arts)
The art of making decorative drawings by use of compass and rule, in a sense revived in Op art (optical art) techniques.
The art of tracing plans and illustrations.
A horizontal section, for example, of a structure, that shows the true dimensions according to a geometric scale.

ichnography

The tracing of ground plans; the representation of a ground plot.
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(19) Plymouth Rock achieved ichnographic status only in the nineteenth century, when some enterprising residents of the town moved it down to the water so its significance as the "holy soil" the Pilgrims first touched might seem more plausible.
They also began serious ichnographic and epigraphic studies of all the hieroglyphs and sculptures.