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Contours of a Map – Map Reading

Contours of a Map – Map Reading

Contour lines are distinct and separate from lines for roads, coordinate systems (e.g., latitude and longitude) and trails. Man made features like roads and buildings are black. Contour lines are brown. By adding elevation data to the map contour lines provide a three dimensional view of the terrain. These lines provide shape and a sense of texture.

by January 17, 2012 0 comments Skills