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See radio-source structure.

Contour map

A topographic map that portrays relief by the use of contour lines which connect points of equal elevation; the closer the spacing of lines, the greater relative slope in that area.

contour map

[′kän‚tu̇r ‚map]
(mapping)
A map displaying topographic or structural contour lines.

contour map

A topographic map which portrays relief by the use of contour lines which connect points of equal elevation; the closer the spacing of the lines, the greater the relative slope.
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Eyton (1984) developed raster-contouring algorithms that allowed the creation of illuminated contour maps drawn with DEM grid cells.
The contour maps of the transient tracer gas concentrations were generated using the software Tecplot (Version 8.
The program takes all of the points, inputs them, and connects all of the points of equal elevation and develops a complete contour map for the DMS to use in its planning and designing.
A perusal of water table contour map shows that the general direction of groundwater is from north-west to south-east with little variations at places caused by the local factors.
The following noise contour maps are made for a hypothetical situation: a hall rewrapping furniture which included four identical machines of 76 dB each of them (universal machine joinery).
The book is illustrated with more than 40 photographs taken by Gill and also features detailed contour maps and information on trekking routes in Lahaul and Spiti.
So he combines charts derived from surveys and other sources, computation software on the accompanying disk, and explanation on what to look for and how to measure in such cases as contour maps, cut and fill operations, soil swell and shrinkage, basement excavation, excavating equipment, loaders, tractors and bulldozers, soil compaction, paving, and rock blasting and ripping.
Contour maps are good tools for clarifying any misaligned goals, helping an executive team identify areas of strength and weakness for internal processes and external factors.
BEM produces wall thickness contour maps that illustrate remaining wall thickness at surveyed sections.
The Members of the Council called in their interventions to speed up funding of projects put forward to address the impacts of the floods and rains in 2011, about 59 million SDG, including channeling rainwater for harvest, purchase of machinery and drawing of detailed contour maps of all the States